Firefighters Respond In Walnut Hill After Lightning Strike

December 29, 2007

Firefighters were called to a house in Walnut Hill Saturday morning after a reported lightning strike. The Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding stations responded to the home in the 6000 block of Arthur Brown Road in Walnut Hill just after 4:00 a.m

The residents of the home reported a lightning strike and the smell of smoke from under the house. The Walnut Hill VFD declared the fire was out shortly after arriving on scene.

radararthurbrown.jpgA heavy rain shower with lightning was over the North Escambia area at the time. This radar picture shows a heavy shower at 4:02 a.m. over the Walnut Hill and Enon areas. It was moving easterly at about 30 mph.

Updated: 12/29/2007 4:25 am

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