A man has died after a fire at a house in Aberdeenshire.
Emergency services attended the blaze at a property in Summers Road in Rosehearty, shortly after 8.45am on Monday.
A 54-year-old man was removed from the address but was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the blaze and a joint investigation will be carried out to establish its circumstances.
The man’s next of kind have been informed.
Detective inspector Sam Buchan said: “My thoughts are with the man’s family at this very sad time.
“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.”