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Emergency crews respond to wind turbine fire near Friesland  

Credit:  JT Cestkowski, Social Media Content Producer/Desk Editor | WKOW | August 5, 2019 | wkow.com ~~

Photo by Teresa DeJager

Friesland firefighters are currently on the scene of a burning wind turbine east of the village on Highway 33, according to Columbia County dispatchers.

Emergency crews from Friesland and Randolph EMS responded at 3:40 p.m.

Pictures posted to the Baraboo Scanner Facebook page showed the turbine billowing smoke into an otherwise blue sky.

This is a developing story.

Photo by Chandra De Young

Source:  JT Cestkowski, Social Media Content Producer/Desk Editor | WKOW | August 5, 2019 | wkow.com

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