A man has been charged with attempted murder following a fire in Aberdeen.
Liam McAllister appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.
His appearance came following a flat fire at the weekend when one person was treated by paramedics.
The 21-year-old, from Aberdeen, faced a charge of wilful fireraising to severe injury and danger of life and attempted murder.
During his appearance on Monday he made no plea and was released on bail.
The sheriff committed the case for further investigation.
No further court appearances have yet been scheduled.
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Firefighters were called to Tullos Crescent, Torry, just before 1.30pm on Saturday.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: “Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and a positive-pressure ventilation fan to clear the smoke.
“One person suffered slight smoke inhalation and the Scottish Ambulance Service was called.”
Firefighters quickly put out the blaze.
However, crews remained at the scene for some time afterwards to ensure it was safe.