TAYSIDE Fire and Rescue was called to a fire in the fields on the A94 near to Meigle in the early hours on Monday morning, when it was found that bales of hay had been set alight.
Fire-fighters attended at around 12.45 pm and tackled the fire, which has destroyed in the region of 1000 bales.
At 6.30 am, fire-fighters were still dealing with the fire and the A94 was closed.
Tayside Police are appealing for anyone who may information regarding the fire which is being treated as malicious. Contact Tayside Police on 0300 111 2222 if you can help.