Emergency services have this afternoon attended to a one-vehicle crash in which a car collided with a wall outside the Caithness General Hospital.
Two fire appliances from Wick were paged to the scene around 4.45pm after fire service control were informed by police that their services would be required.
It is not believed any serious injuries have been sustained.
No equipment was in use as the occupants of the vehicle had been able to remove themselves prior to the fire services arrival on scene.
A stop message was received at 5.10pm with firefighters expecting to remain on scene until after 6pm.
Recovery for the vehicle has been arranged.