MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Key West police are searching for two individuals they say lit a Christmas tree on fire in front of the iconic Key West buoy causing extensive damage to the landmark.

Authorities said it happened between 3 and 3:30 a.m. when two suspects placed the tree in front of the Southernmost Buoy and lit it on fire.

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Surveillance cameras captured the entire incident.

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The Key West Fire Department responded to the incident and extinguished the fire.

Police did not release a description of the individuals being sought.

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If anyone can provide details, they are asked to contact the Key West Police at (305) 809-1000.