Wind turbine north of Hamby catches fire, starts grass fire

POSTED: 1:43 PM Aug 27 2013   UPDATED: 6:03 PM Aug 27 2013
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.