ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
twh 3
Recent Posts
Nec circuit protection
by gfretwell. 11/21/17 11:01 PM
FPE in Germany
by Texas_Ranger. 11/19/17 07:30 AM
Ceiling fan distance from outdoor hot tub
by gfretwell. 11/16/17 02:18 AM
diazed fuses
by Texas_Ranger. 11/13/17 03:02 PM
Theft deterrent alarm
by gfretwell. 11/12/17 01:39 PM
New in the Gallery:
Gallery Test
Popular Topics(Views)
242,614 Are you busy
178,812 Re: Forum
170,052 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 20 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#195262 - 07/22/10 06:28 PM Lightning strikes  
Alan Belson  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,803
Mayenne N. France


Wood work but can't!

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades

#195264 - 07/22/10 09:52 PM Re: Lightning strikes [Re: Alan Belson]  
HotLine1  Offline


Member
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,874
Brick, NJ USA
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.



John

#195278 - 07/23/10 08:28 AM Re: Lightning strikes [Re: HotLine1]  
harold endean  Offline
Member
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 2,233
Boonton, NJ
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 10:25 AM Re: Lightning strikes [Re: harold endean]  
Alan Belson  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,803
Mayenne N. France

Last edited by Alan Belson; 07/30/10 10:25 AM.

Wood work but can't!

#195408 - 07/31/10 12:40 AM Re: Lightning strikes [Re: Alan Belson]  
noderaser  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 404
Portland, Oregon, United State...
I assume the parts that almost look like film grain are cloud to cloud discharges?



Member Spotlight
RH1
RH1
California
Posts: 22
Joined: August 2009
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.013s Queries: 15 (0.003s) Memory: 0.7685 MB (Peak: 0.9120 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-11-22 14:36:19 UTC