June 6, 2017

Wind turbine catches fire near Ocheyedan

June 5, 2017 | kiwaradio.com


Ocheyedan, Iowa – Ocheyedan Firefighters were dispatched to the report of a wind turbine on fire near Ocheyedan in the early hours today (Monday, June 5th).

According to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the report came in at 4:38 this morning, and firefighters from Ocheyedan were dispatched to the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office tells KIWA that it was determined that the fire, which is at the top of the wind turbine, in the generator portion of the structure, would have to “just burn itself out.”

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office says there were no injuries reported.

URL to article:  https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2017/06/06/wind-turbine-catches-fire-near-ocheyedan/

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