Busy morning on roads for firefighters in Aberdeenshire

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SFRS responded to two road traffic collisions in different areas of Aberdeenshire this morning

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were called out to assist at two separate road traffic collisions in Aberdeenshire this morning (29 August 2014).

The first incident was reported at 7.30am on the B9025 Portsoy to Aberchirder road and involved a van and a tractor.

Appliances from Aberchirder, Turriff and Banff attended the incident and had to cut one person free from the van using hydraulic cutting gear. The casualty was airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for treatment.

The second incident was reported at 8.04am on the A92 at the junction with Uras Cottages, three miles south of Stonehaven.

This was a single vehicle road traffic collision and the car involved was in collision with a house.

Two appliances from Stonehaven and one from Altens were sent to the scene and firefighter had to use hydraulic cutting equipment to free one man from the vehicle. He was taken by paramedics to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment.

No one within the property was injured.