NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Firefighters tackle Fyvie steading blaze

Fyvie fire Image copyright Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Image caption The fire happened in Fyvie

Firefighters were called out to tackle a major farm blaze in Aberdeenshire overnight.

The fire happened at a steading at Meikle Gourdas Farm in Fyvie.

The alarm was raised at about 02:30 and appliances from Oldmeldrum and Turriff were sent to the scene, along with a water carrier from Buckie.

Station manager Mike Cordiner said: "The crews worked hard to contain the fire and make sure it did not spread to other buildings."

The fire is not being treated as suspicious.

Image copyright Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Image caption The fire caused serious damage

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