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Alert as fire breaks out at wind farm  

Credit:  Daily Record | 12 April 2017 ~~

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

Source:  Daily Record | 12 April 2017

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