Silo fire at Destined Wind Farm


AMENIA — The Amenia Fire Company responded to a call last Monday, Jan. 29, of a silo fire at Destined Wind Farm, located at 3562 Route 343, Amenia.

Farm owner Hans Joerg Meili and one of his technicians opened the silo to service its unloading unit when the fire began. Though they managed to subdue the blaze to some extent, Meili said they thought the situation was getting out of hand. That’s when they called the fire department as a precaution.

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