June 18, 2019

‘Out of control windmill’ leads to road closure in Palm Springs

By Casey Dolan | Cactus Hugs | June 17, 2019 | www.cactushugs.com

Palm Springs Police have closed 19th Avenue between McLane Street and Karen Drive “due to a windmill that is out of control.”

Police made the announcement on Monday evening a little before 6 pm.

Location:19th and Mclane St
Date: 06-17-2019
Time: 17:46:07
Details: 19th between Mclane st and Karen Dr will be closed due to a windmill that is out of control. The Palm Springs Fire Department is on scene.
https://t.co/RDHlDgR4vC [1]

— Palm Springs PD (@PalmSpringsPD) June 18, 2019 [2]

According to the Desert Sun [3], a motorist reported a fire in one of the windmills about 5 pm.

Out of control windmill! 19th closed off between McLane St & Karen Drive in #PalmSprings [4] (shaky video cause it’s sooo windy!) @KESQ [5] pic.twitter.com/1lenTChx2B [6]

— Lauren Coronado (@KESQLauren) June 18, 2019 [7]

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

URL to article:  https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2019/06/18/out-of-control-windmill-leads-to-road-closure-in-palm-springs/

URLs in this post:

[1] https://t.co/RDHlDgR4vC: https://t.co/RDHlDgR4vC

[2] June 18, 2019: https://twitter.com/PalmSpringsPD/status/1140783290686853121?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

[3] the Desert Sun: https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/traffic/2019/06/17/palm-springs-windmill-catches-fire-off-10-then-spins-out-control/1484052001/

[4] #PalmSprings: https://twitter.com/hashtag/PalmSprings?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

[5] @KESQ: https://twitter.com/KESQ?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

[6] pic.twitter.com/1lenTChx2B: https://t.co/1lenTChx2B

[7] June 18, 2019: https://twitter.com/KESQLauren/status/1140795159476465664?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw