Fire crews are battling a wildfire near a north-east town.
A total of 24 firefighters have been tackling the blaze since 12.38pm today just outside of Rosehearty, near Fraserburgh.
According to a Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman the fire is in three separate “sectors” with the largest measuring 500 metres by 300 metres.
Specialist equipment is being used by firefighters with six appliances from north-east stations in attendance as well as a water carrier and wildfire unit.
A spokeswoman said: “The fire is in three separate areas just outside of Rosehearty.
“We have six appliances in attendance, as well as a water carrier and wildfire unit.
“Our crews are still on the scene but we have been told they are making good progress and are dampening down different sectors.
“One fire is measured at 400 metres by 20 metres, the largest is 500 metres by 300 metres and the third is 500 metres by 20 metres.”