A fire which broke out on a field on the outskirts of a Moray town has been contained.
Around 30 firefighters tackled the blaze, which covered an area measuring 300 by 100 yards, in the hayfield near Buckie.
The incident happened near the unnamed road between Rathven and the A98 Fochabers – Cullen road at about 3pm.
Fire teams were called to the scene from Buckie, Fochabers, Portsoy and Elgin.
The fire was said to have been under control by 17.30, but firefighters remained on scene until 19.30.
The road was closed in both directions following the fire, but has now been reopened.