Wind Turbine Catches Fire near Weatherford

A wind turbine located in a wind farm south of Weatherford caught on fire Wednesday afternoon. In turn, it created a wildfire at its base, according to the State Forestry Department. It also captured the attention of witnesses.

The Department later said 8 fire engines responded to the incident which burned about two acres.

No injuries were reported in the spectacular-looking fire. It’s not known which wind farm operator owned the turbine.


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