Almost 40 firefighters are battling a blaze at a North-east property.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to the incident in Catterline at 11.42am.
The inferno started in the basement and has now spread to the ground floor.
Six fire engines and 38 firefighters were at the scene.
Eight sets of breathing kit, two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera were used.
The blaze was extinguished by 2.15pm.