NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Closure on A937 after fire at farmhouse in Laurencekirk

Laurencekirk fire scene
Image caption Six appliances were sent to the scene of the Laurencekirk fire

A stretch of road in Aberdeenshire has been closed following a fire overnight at a farmhouse.

Grampian Fire and Rescue Service was called to the blaze in Laurencekirk shortly before midnight.

Six appliances were sent to the scene. All residents were evacuated before the fire took hold. A spokesman said there were no casualties.

The A937 remains closed between the A90 junction at Laurencekirk and the A92 at Marykirk.

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