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Wind turbine north of Hamby catches fire, starts grass fire

By Maggie Gaskill, Senior Producer, mgaskill@ktxs.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:27:22 AM CST
Updated On: Aug 27 2013 06:03:59 PM CDT
Hamby turbine fire
HAMBY, Texas -

A wind turbine north of Hamby sparked a small grass fire after going up in flames. Firefighters estimate the grass fire to be about ten acres.

The fire started around 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

The turbine is on Highway 351 north of town.

Firefighters from Hamby, Abilene, and Albany are working on the fire.