Two teenagers have been charged following a fire which tore through a garage in Fraserburgh.
Emergency services were called out to the blaze at Ricardo’s on Albert Street shortly before midnight on Saturday.
Residents were forced to flee their homes after gas tanks and oil cans exploded sending a fire ball into the air.
Police have confirmed two 16-year-old boys have been charged in connection with the incident and will be reported to the youth justice management unit.
Detective Sergeant Jamie Sherlock said: “We are grateful to the community for its assistance while inquiries were carried out.”