Shortly after 4.30 am it was reported that a house in the area was on fire. Police and NIFRS attended the scene.
Two occupants, a man and woman who were in the property at the time were unhurt, however substantial damage has been caused to the house.
Police are treating this as arson and are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact CID at Cookstown Police Station on 0845 600 8000.
Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the Independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.