Firefighters have extinguished a grass blaze at a north-east war memorial.
Reports of the incident were made at 3.48pm, at the Stonehaven war memorial, near Dunnottar Castle.
A total of 18 firefighters were sent to the scene, including three appliances and a water carrier.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were in attendance at a grass fire.
“It measures around 50 square metres, and is grass and scrubland.”
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He added that due to the location, more manpower was sent.
The fire was put out around 5pm.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman added: “We used two jets and four beaters and knapsacks.”
Yesterday the Scottish Wildlife Forum and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service issued a wildfire alert ahead of what is expected to be dry and windy weather this week.
The order has been put in place for central and eastern areas of Scotland.