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Wind turbine catches fire; Altona firefighters respond

Firefighters said a wind turbine caught fire in Altona, N.Y. saturday night. Clinton County fire officials said people driving by the windfarm called in to report the fire. Altona firefighters responded to the scene.

ALTONA, N.Y. -- Firefighters said a wind turbine caught fire in Altona, N.Y. saturday night.

Clinton County fire officials said people driving by the windfarm called in to report the fire. Altona firefighters responded to the scene.

County fire officials said only one wind turbine was on fire, and nobody was hurt.
Winds were gusting up to 25 MPH in the area.

Investigators said it was too early to determine a cause.

ALTONA, N.Y. -- Firefighters said a wind turbine caught fire in Altona, N.Y. saturday night.

Clinton County fire officials said people driving by the windfarm called in to report the fire. Altona firefighters responded to the scene.

County fire officials said only one wind turbine was on fire, and nobody was hurt.
Winds were gusting up to 25 MPH in the area.

Investigators said it was too early to determine a cause.


Source: http://www.wptz.com/news/30...

JAN 28 2012
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