Police were called to Kinglassie, Fife, on Saturday morning and remained at the scene into the afternoon.
Several homes have been evacuated in a village in Fife after armed police were called to an incident where a man barricaded himself inside a flat.
Polícia were called to Kinglassie on Saturday morning and remained at the scene into the afternoon.
Photos shared on social media showed armed officers on the street as well as a burned-out car.
A street was closed off but police said there was no risk to the wider public.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman “Officers are currently at a property in Mina Crescent, Kinglassie, after a man barricaded himself within.
“Police were called around 7.35am this morning.
“There is no risk to the wider public, however a number of residents in the same block of flats have been evacuated as a precaution.”
Stagecoach said it had diverted a bus due to the incident.