Tackling blazes, advising the elderly and rescuing animals are just a few of the varied roles carried out by a father-and-son team at Banff Fire Station.
Businesses across Buchan are being blighted by wilful fire-raising and it must stop, a senior fire officer has said.
A north-east fire station is introducing a new safety device to keep vulnerable individuals safe in their homes.
An eight-minute travel rule on rural retained firefighters needs to be “brought up to date” to allow more men and women to join up.
Firemen will be kitted out in their uniforms as they take on a 75-mile fundraising walk across the north-east.
Firefighters across the world are known for their close ties - but one unit on the Ardnamurchan peninsula are much closer than most because they are members of the same family.