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Wind turbine catches fire; Altona firefighters respond  

Credit:  www.wptz.com 28 January 2012 ~~

ALTONA, N.Y. – Firefighters said a wind turbine caught fire in Altona, N.Y. saturday night.

Clinton County fire officials said people driving by the windfarm called in to report the fire. Altona firefighters responded to the scene.

County fire officials said only one wind turbine was on fire, and nobody was hurt.

Winds were gusting up to 25 MPH in the area.

Investigators said it was too early to determine a cause.

photo by Terry Speer, via wcax.com

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Source:  www.wptz.com 28 January 2012

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