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Broken turbine has engineers seeking answers

By: WJAC Web Staff

ADAMS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Wind turbines overlooking a community in Cambria County will not be turning anytime soon due to broken blades. 

Officials with EverPower, who own the turbines near Dunlo in Adams Township, said the fiberglass blades on one turbine broke Monday afternoon, snapping in half and were left hanging in the air.

Officials said it is not common that the fiberglass blades fail, but they plan on replacing the blades.

There were no reported injuries due to the broken turbine.

Engineers are working ot figure out what caused the blades to break, officials said.

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Edgar Snyder

Washington Times