Firefighters from Turriff, Aberchirder and Oldmeldrum were called to respond to reports of a scrub land fire at an industrial premises just off the A947 near Turriff yesterday evening.
The call was received at around 6.18pm and crews were told there was an area of scrub timer well alight in the vicinity of ACE Winches at Towie Barclay Works.
The premises is on an unclassified road, around three miles south of Turriff and just off the main Turriff to Oldmeldrum road.
As well as pumps from Turriff, Aberchirder and Oldmeldrum water carriers from Buckie and Turriff were also deployed.
Crews used four main jets to tackle the fire and the water carriers to ferry water from nearby mains and a local dam. The fire was brought under control by 9.58pm and the last appliance left the scene at 11.08pm.
No one was injured and no buildings were affected by the fire.