Fire crews are battling a major blaze at a Perthshire housing development.
Emergency services were called to a builders’ site at Blackthorn Place, Blairgowrie, early on Thursday morning.
At least two new homes have been badly damaged in the fire. Residents reported hearing two loud blasts in the early hours.
Several neighbouring properties have been evacuated.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “The public are advised to avoid the area for the foreseeable future.”
More to follow.