An Angus-born chief fire officer has quit after an investigation into the sale of a service vehicle.
Fire and Rescue Service
Mobile phone batteries are believed to have sparked a six-hour inferno at a Perth industrial estate.
Fire crews were called to a blaze in a lodge at the River Tilt caravan park near Pitlochry on Wednesday night. The incident occurred around 7.30pm. Two appliances attended the incident. No one was in the lodge at the time of the blaze. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
Fire crews in Angus are taking steps to broaden their safety role as the number of blaze call-outs falls.
A Highland Perthshire hotel which suffered extensive damage in a New Year's Day blaze will re-open next week.
Firefighters extinguished a living room fire at a house in Arbroath on Sunday.
Emergency services have warned that Strathmartine Hospital has become a potential deathtrap following a series of blazes that caused catastrophic damage to the abandoned site.