Fire crews were called to a north-east blaze this evening.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue service received a call at 5.49pm to attend the blaze in the open at Newton Farm in Dunecht.
A spokeswoman for the service said: “We received the call about a fire in the open at Newton Farm and sent one appliance to the scene.
“The fire was approximately 30 metres by 30 metres and was smouldering from yesterday.
“We used two hose reel jets to extinguish the hot spots and left the scene at 6.25pm.”