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Wind Turbine Fires and Forests are not a good mix

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A wind turbine near Dalry and Ardrossan in North Ayrshire caught fire during Scotland’s extreme weather on Dec 8th 2011. The result is quite horrifying. DBSE intend to keyhole their turbines into Blairmore Forest near Kiltarlity. What they call the Druim Ba wind farm. Typical to choose a nice cheesy Scots sounding name to make them sound local. DBSE is part of the multi national Louis Drefus Group with head offices in France. Not very Scottish then! Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Services have no equipment that could make any impact at all on a fire at this height. They narrowly averted a major catastrophy only last week with a 4 sq. km fire on the edge of Aigas Forest and last year wild fires decimated the moorlands close to Blairmore. The possibility of the Forest at “Druim Ba” catching alight in gale force winds such as experienced at…

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