A turbine exploded into flames last night at one of Scotland’s biggest windfarms.
The structure – at Whitelee, less than 20 miles south of Glasgow – started to smoke then flames were seen shooting from the top. No one was injured.
A ScottishPower Renewables spokesman said: “We’re working with the emergency services following reports of fire on a turbine at Whitelee Windfarm at about 6pm. We will carry out a full investigation.”
Whitelee is the UK’s largest and most visited onshore windfarm. It is believed to be the most Instagrammed windfarm in the world – with more than 3000 images posted on the
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