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

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Windmill Fire
Posted at 4:16 PM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 20:04:06-04

MOJAVE, Calif. — 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 23ABC 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.

This is a developing story and we will update you as more information comes in.