Firefighters from across Aberdeen and further afield will be able to practice daring rescues from height, car crashes and collapsed buildings with the official opening of a new training centre.
Fire service to scramble helicopters more quickly and train up specialists in response to massive Moray wildfire
The fire service will train 10 national wildfire specialists and gain quicker access to water-bombing helicopters to ensure the blazes are dealt with as quickly as possible in the future.
Firefighters across the north called to multiple incidents as favourable weekend weather ignites wildfire season
Smoke billowed across swathes of the Highlands and Islands at the weekend as dry weather ignited wildfire season in earnest.
Kate Forbes MSP has asked locals and visitors to "take responsibility" following a spate of wildfires across the Highlands in recent months.
Experts have issued a warning after a wildfire was sparked in the Cairngorms by the remains of a campfire.