Fire destroys garage near Castle Fraser

The garage was destroyed in the blaze
The garage was destroyed in the blaze

Firefighters attended a blaze at a garage near Castle Fraser on Tuesday (October 11).

The fire began at the garage at West Achath Cottage at around 8.45pm.

The blaze spread to a nearby house before the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted.

Five appliances from Inverurie, Kintore, Oldmeldrum and Aberdeen were sent to the scene, as well as a water carrier and a communications pod.

At its height, there were 34 firefighters involved in bringing the blaze under control for more than two hours.

The fire was brought under control by firefighters at 11.40pm.