THREE people including a child were taken to hospital after a fire in a house in Portree on Skye this morning.
The blaze at the semi-detached two-storey house broke out at about 5am.
One property suffered fire and smoke damage while the next door house was also affected.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service had the blaze under control by 6.10am.
They said two adults and a child were taken to hospital by ambulance as a precaution.