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#195262 - 07/22/10 07:28 PM Lightning strikes  
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#195264 - 07/22/10 10:52 PM Re: Lightning strikes [Re: Alan Belson]  
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Alan:
thanks for te link!
Along the same note, over here (NJ) during a t'storm Tuesday lightning struck a home, and ignited a small fire in the attic/roof area. A gentleman walking to his house stopped to watch the firefighters, and he was struck & killed by a second strike! News article said it may have had something to do with the metal brace on his leg, pending autopsy results.



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#195278 - 07/23/10 09:28 AM Re: Lightning strikes [Re: HotLine1]  
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John,

I have several crazy lightning stories that I have seen. It would take some time to explain how/why they happened. Like the time a lightning bolt hit the side of the house, put a hole in the siding, and hit an old shot gun laying in the closet behind the siding. Nothing else was hit on this occasion.


#195402 - 07/30/10 11:25 AM Re: Lightning strikes [Re: harold endean]  
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#195408 - 07/31/10 01:40 AM Re: Lightning strikes [Re: Alan Belson]  
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I assume the parts that almost look like film grain are cloud to cloud discharges?



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