A van has been destroyed by a fire on a north-east road.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were called to the scene of a vehicle on fire on the B9170 near Cuminestown.
One crew from SFRS attended the incident to put out the fire.
A spokeswoman said: “The van has been destroyed by a small fire and we got the call at 1.22pm.
“We sent one applicant from Maud who are still at the scene.
“One hose reel jet was in use and the fire is out.”