Firefighters are working to put out a blaze at in Stonehaven.
UPDATE 5.47pm: The flames have now been extinguished.
The fire started on a patch of grass at the Dunnottar Castle war memorial at around 3.48pm this afternoon.
A total of 18 firefighters including three appliances and a water carrier are on site.
A spokeswoman said: “The fire started on the grass by the war memorial.
“Fire crews are using beaters and knapsacks to douse the flames.”