Lightning Hits Building Thursday Night

Jul 06, 2012 at 09:20 am by bryan

Four Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department units responded to a lightning strike at Stoneridge Farms at Hillwood located at 210 Hillwood Boulevard around 7:00 o'clock Thursday evening (7/5/2012).

Upon arrival, there was no fire present. Lightning struck a dormer of Building 6 and ran into the roof line, leaving two softball sized holes in the roof. Ladder 9 set up the aerial and checked the roof for fire, while Engine 1 checked for fire in the attic. No fire was found.


The strike charred and melted electrical wires, knocking out the alarm systems of Building 6 and Building 15.

No one was injured. 

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