UNION TWP. – Fire damaged a windmill in the Locust Ridge II Wind Farm Monday night.
Fire crews from Shenandoah Heights and Ringtown were dispatched to the wind farm just before 9:30pm for multiple reports of a windmill on fire.
Crews responding from Ringtown reported flames visible from the borough, and crews arriving on scene found the top of the windmill aflame.
A precautionary 1000-foot collapse zone was established shortly after crews arrived.
Just after 10:30pm, crews at the scene began to clear as the fire burned itself out.
By 11:00pm, all fire crews were clear and the scene was turned over to Iberdola Renewables, operators of the wind farm.
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