A woman has died after a house fire in Aberdeenshire.
The blaze broke out at 6.10am on Thursday and fire crews were there for hours to put out the fire.
It is now thought to be under control.
No further details about the deceased woman have been released yet.
It is thought that the fire began in the first floor living room of property between Hillside Drive and Kindrochit Drive in Braemar.
About 12 fire fighters attended the incident, with some entering the property using breathing apparatus.
No one else is thought to be injured.
More to come as the story is updated.