PRESQUE iSLE – The University of Maine at Presque Isle is open and operational following a mechanical fire at their wind turbine.
Emergency crews responded to the fire just before 11 p.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported.
The turbine site is located more than 1,800 from residence halls and other university buildings.
Officials said the fire triggered safety measures and disrupted electricity to much of the campus.
The turbine is still offline but the power was restored early this morning and classes were able to go on as scheduled.