Wind turbine catches fire near Mahanoy City

Republican & Herald, Pottsville, Pa.

Mar. 13—MAHANOY CITY — Smoke and flames billowed from a wind turbine in the Locust Ridge Wind Farm Saturday morning.

The smoke and flames could be seen for miles after the turbine caught fire around 8:30 a.m.

Mahanoy City firefighters were called to the scene.

The burning turbine was next to another turbine that caught fire on Dec. 28.