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Storm caused wind turbine fire

Renewable energy experts today dismissed an incident where a wind turbine caught fire in gale force winds as a "freak" occurrence.

The 328ft (100m) tall turbine, at Ardrossan Wind Farm, near the A78 in North Ayrshire, was destroyed after it exploded into flames.

The BBC's James Cook said the flames could be seen for miles around.

  • 09 Dec 2011
  • From the section UK
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