FAIRFIELD — Police are investigating a fire that set a planter ablaze at a Mistywood Lane home Monday evening.

According to the report, the residents were home when they discovered the planter, attached to an outdoor banister, was on fire about 5:50 p.m. The homeowner told police he poured three buckets of water on the planter to douse the flames.

Neighbors did not report seeing anything suspicious prior to the incident, according to the report.