WATCH: Wind turbine on fire

wind turbine fire

5:11pm 6th January 2017
(Updated 6:30pm 6th January 2017)

Firefighters have been called to a fire involving a wind turbine at Knabs Ridge near Harrogate.

It broke out around 60 metres off the ground and local people were advised to keep their windows and doors closed due to fumes.

Police say that the fire is now out.

Nicola was driving on the A59 and called Stray FM to describe the scene:

Video filmed by Andrew:

Knabs Ridge windmill turbine set on fire 🔥 today near Harrogate, I have loads more full HD video camara recording to post tomorrow that are very close up

Posted by Andrew Bousfield Milton on Friday, 6 January 2017

 

Video filmed by Katie:

 

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