Firefighters have voiced concern about unreliable equipment, a lack of specialist training and IT problems.
Fears that homes in Moray may have to be evacuated were present throughout Friday as a massive wildfire burned its way into a third day.
Two dogs were rescued from a burning building in an Aberdeen suburb yesterday.
The huge Moray wildfire that raged for more than four days through the countryside and moorlands was finally declared extinguished yesterday.
Fire crews yesterday returned to the scene of one of the largest wildfires in the UK after it reignited.
Firefighters remained at the scene of a large wildfire last night more than 24 hours after the alarm was raised.
Firefighters have worked through the night tackling a huge wildfire in Moray.
Firefighters regularly travelled from Aberdeenshire and Moray to cover shifts in Aberdeen last year with some occasionally brought in from Inverness and Dundee.
A woman from Fontana, California, is receiving praise on social media after she paid for a whole line of firefighters when they were queuing to buy frozen yoghurt.
Firefighters in Scotland are being called to thousands of deliberate fires, with over 1,800 incidents recorded within just a two month span last year, according to offical figures.
Two youths were arrested after three vehicles were destroyed by fire on a Moray street yesterday.
An Aberdeenshire hotel was evacuated at the weekend after a wood-burning stove filled the building with smoke.
Residents evacuated from a block of flats in Aberdeen following a serious fire have been left with little idea of when they will be able to return home.
Firefighters were called to an Aberdeenshire farm tonight after a horse became stuck in a horse box and its owner was unable to free it from its predicament.
Two taken to hospital after being cut from car which left the road and landed on roof in north-east field
Two people were taken to hospital last night with suspected head and chest injuries after their car left the road and overturned into a north-east field.
UPDATE: Two taken to hospital after being cut from car which left the road and landed on roof in north-east field
Two people have been taken to hospital with suspected head and chest injuries after their car left the road and overturned into a north-east field.
Police have sealed off a north-east road in both directions as emergency services work to free two people left trapped in a car after it left the carriageway and overturned into a field.
Firefighters are cutting a motorist from a car after the vehicle left the road in the north-east tonight.
A man had to be rescued by the emergency services after becoming stuck in an urban "swamp" while walking through an Aberdeen park.
A man was taken to hospital last night after becoming stuck in a "swamp area" at an Aberdeen park and needing to be rescued by the emergency services.
Firefighters have mapped out known hotspots on an Aberdeen hillside as they attempt to get to the bottom of a spate of blazes which have dominated their time over the past fortnight.
Firefighters have been called to investigate a suspected smell of gas at an Aberdeen supermarket.
Aberdeen firefighters’ discontent grows over staffing crisis as crews drafted in from other cities to help cover shortages
An Aberdeen firefighter has said staff are at “the end of their threads” after other colleagues from as far afield as Dundee and Inverness have been drafted into plug gaps in the city.
Firefighters have been battling a small wildfire in a Moray forest this afternoon.
Firefighters are frantically removing stretches of shrubbery on the outskirts of Aberdeen in an effort to prevent a raging wildfire from spreading any further.
Fire crews have been called to battle a wildfire along the Moray coast.
Firefighters were yesterday called to fight a blaze which started in a building at a disused Aberdeen school and spread to trees nearby.
Firefighters have again been called to battle a gorse blaze at a Moray village.
Firefighters used ropes to rescue a man who fell into a river in Aberdeen, and could not make it out under his own power.
Firefighters across the north-east will be among the first to be armed with new specialist suits to help them cope during extreme weather like Storm Frank.
Firefighters were called to a blaze which destroyed a shed and spread to nearby hedges in an Aberdeen garden earlier today.
Fire services were called to an Aberdeen property in the early hours of this morning.