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Photos: Wind turbine catches fire, sparks grass fire in western Oklahoma

Weatherford, Okla. (KOKH) – A wind turbine caught fire, causing a grass fire Wednesday in western Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Forestry Services reports that on March 28 a wind turbine two miles south of Weatherford caught fire, throwing sparks to the ground.

The sparks caused a grass fire that was contained after growing to approximately five acres. Eight fire engines responded to the scene and were able to contain the fire.