About 30 firefighters are currently battling a “substantial” blaze in a field on the outskirts of Buckie.
The fire broke out in a field off the unnamed road between Rathven and the A98 Fochabers – Cullen at about 3pm.
Police are also on scene assisting and have closed the A98 in both directions.
Several fire crews – some from Buckie, Portsoy and Fochabers – are at the scene.
A forestry unit and two water carriers from Buckie and Turriff are also in use.
Traffic diversions are in place.