Firefighters attended a blaze at a house in Tarland last night.
Crews were called to the home in the village’s Melgum Road at around 11.30pm.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We have just mobilised crews to a fire at a house in Melgum Road in Tarland, near Aboyne.
“We have appliances from Aboyne and Ballater in attendance.”
“The stop message came back at 11.47pm.”