Officers were called to Elm Close, Leek, yesterday (Saturday 25 December) following reports of a vehicle fire.
At approximately 7:15pm, it is believed that a vehicle had been deliberately set on fire.
Firefighters from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service attended alongside officers to extinguish the vehicle and make the area safe.
No one was injured.
Two men, aged 58 and 41, from Leek, were arrested a short time later on suspicion of arson.
Enquiries are continuing.
Anyone with any information or relevant CCTV footage is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter, quoting incident 433 of 25 December, or call 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0880 555 111.