Public works facility struck by lightning


A van was rolled by the explosion, which spread debris to a nearby parking lot. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler)COVINGTON — Unexpected storms severely damaged Covington’s Public Works facility early last Friday morning.
Shortly after midnight, a lightning strike is believed to have struck the metal fence surrounding the public works facility on West Prospect Street, causing the electricity to travel into the ground and hit unused fuel tanks, causing at least one them to rupture.
The lightning ...

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