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.