Rory McAllister netted a hat-trick as Brechin ended a seven-game winless streak with a comfortable victory over 10-man Stenhousemuir.
He opened the scoring from the spot in the fifth minute after Stenny keeper Chris McCluskey's foul on Craig Molloy.
The hosts levelled when Mike Devlin nodded in and McAllister restored Brechin's lead before the break.
McAllister completed his hat-trick with another penalty after McCluskey was sent off for a second yellow card.
Stenhousemuir: McCluskey, Lyle, Thom, Devlin, Dickson (Brown 90), Anderson (Quinn 82), Gilmuir (Hunter 71), Paton, Murray, Lynch, Dalziel. Subs Not Used: Love, Gibb.
Sent Off: McCluskey (90). Booked: McCluskey, Dalziel.
Goals: Devlin 27.
Brechin: Scott, Cook, McLauchlan (White 89), Moyes, McBain, Fusco, Molloy, Janczyk, Redman, McAllister, Megginson (Kirkpatrick 78). Subs Not Used: Nelson, Byers, Archdeacon.
Goals: McAllister 5 pen, 45, 90 pen.
Ref: Kevin Clancy