Fire crews battle barn blaze at north-east farm

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Fire crews have been called to a blaze at a north-east farm.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to a barn on fire, approximately two miles west of Fraserburgh, just off the A98.

Six appliances were in attendance, and approximately 33 firefighters were needed to tackle the flames.

A water carrier was also called in to support the firefighters.

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We received the call at 5pm, reporting a van on fire near Fraserburgh.

“We’re currently in the early stages of extinguishing the fire, with six appliances expected to attend.

“As of right now, there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.”

Police Scotland was in attendance, after being alerted to the blaze by the fire service.

A spokesman for the police said that the units were preparing to leave the scene.

There are also no injuries that have been reported as a result of the fire.