SOLANO COUNTY (CBS13) — Firefighters got an uncommon call on Wednesday: a fire at a windmill.
The Montezuma Fire Protection District – along with the Suisun Fire Protection District and River Delta Fire District – responded to the Montezuma Hills yesterday afternoon and found a windmill on fire.READ MORE: WATCH: 5-Year-Old Manteca T-Ball Player's Walk-Up Dance Goes Viral On TikTok
Units quickly put out some spot fires in the vegetation around the structure, but the windmill continued to burn.READ MORE: 'We Have To Do Something': Assembly Passes Bill That Would Allow California Parents To Sue For Social Media Addiction
With the windmill not spinning, firefighters tried to call for an air drop – but no helicopter units were available.
The flames were eventually contained, but the extent of the damage is unclear.MORE NEWS: Quail Fire In Vacaville Now 100% Contained
Exactly what started the fire is under investigation.