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Wind turbine catches fire near Bolan

BOLAN – Emergency personnel responded to a wind turbine on fire around 3 p.m. Tuesday southeast of Bolan.

Photo submitted by Kristy Ausborn - Smoke pours from a wind turbine on fire near Bolan this afternoon.

The wind turbine is part of the Barton II wind farm, which is owned by Iberdrola Renewables, confirmed Jan Johnson, company spokeswoman.

She said no one was in the turbine at the time or injured in it.

Johnson declined to comment further on the fire until the company had more information about it.