Motorists have been told to avoid a busy Aberdeen road this morning after a van caught fire.
The emergency services have shut both of the southbound lanes of the Ellon Road, close to the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre in the Bridge of Don following the blaze.
One northbound lane of the Ellon Road has also been shut while police, ambulance and fire crews attend the scene.
Nobody has been hurt as a result of the incident, however the white van which caught fire has been severely damaged.
Fire fighters have extinguished the blaze.