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Kern County Fire working to put out wind turbine fire in Mojave

Posted: 5:32 PM, Oct 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-30 20:32:35-04
Kern County Fire working to put out windmill fire in Mojave
Kern County Fire working to put out windmill fire in Mojave

Kern County Fire has confirmed that a wind turbine caught fire around 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mojave causing a grass fire.

Fire officials told Scripps station KERO in Bakersfield the wind turbine is located on the west-side of Highway 14 and crew members are working to put the fire out.

A vegetation fire was contained after the flames from the wind turbine fell onto the grass area, according to Kern County Fire. Officials said the grass fire has been contained.

There was no immediate word on what caused the fire.