Utterly pointless, on every level; and insanely dangerous to man and beast, one of the more exciting features of these things is their ability to spontaneously combust.
Above is a video, and below is the story and pics, of a recent piece of ‘green’ energy pyrotechnics on the Prairie.
Watch it burn: Multiple Lubbock volunteer fire crews monitor wind turbine fire
24 May 2016
Lubbock County volunteer fire crews responded to a call of a burning wind turbine Monday afternoon.
Firefighters on scene said there wasn’t much they could do except let it burn out.
The fire was reported at 3:45 p.m., said Tim Smith, fire chief for West Carlisle Fire Department.
Three departments responded to the blaze north of Reese Center and County Road 6400 including West Carlisle, Shallowater and Wolfforth.
The turbine is part of the growing Prairie Dog WTG Project, Smith said.
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