A farm fire was the cause of several loud explosions in the Dalrymple area in the early hours of Monday morning.
Several residents were woken abruptly after what's believed to be a fire at a local farms out building, which seemed to have caused a huge explosion that was heard from miles away.
Police and Fire crews quickly received a number of reports from concerned residents and attended the scene quickly getting the fire under control.
It is not known if any persons or animals were injured.
Speaking to Police, a spokesperson told Ayrshire Daily News: "We received a call at around 1:25am of which was reported as a large scale fire at a farm in the area of Dalrymple in East Ayrshire."