Fire crews were called out to an Aberdeenshire hotel this afternoon after reports of smoke in the main building.
Shocking figures have revealed that fire engines were taken off Aberdeen roads hundreds of time during the last year.
More than 1,000 properties in the Highlands were without power yesterday after a wildfire damaged the Lochcarron substation.
A man has been cut free by firefighters following a crash involving a car and a van.
Hoax calls to Aberdeen firefighters are at a five-year high with the tying-up of vital resources described as “very worrying”.
A female driver has been freed from her car after it crashed onto its roof on a north-east road this morning.
A new diesel store which will be used to keep the fire service on the road during a fuel crisis is among the improvements unveiled at a refurbished centre in Inverness.