Articles Tagged With ‘lightning strike’




Lightning sets Atascadero house on fire

Lightning struck near an Atascadero house, then traveled through electrical wiring into the garage, setting the 4600 San Vicente Avenue home on fire Wednesday morning. No one suffered any injuries as a result of the... (Continue reading)

Lightning strike shuts down SLO airport

Lightning struck the air traffic control tower at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport on Wednesday, destroying key navigational equipment. The airport is currently closed during nighttime hours. [KSBY] The lightning strike damaged the... (Continue reading)

Lightning strikes Paso Robles man’s pickup

Lightning struck a Ford pickup truck on Highway 101 on Sunday, but the man and dog inside only suffered minor injuries. [KEYT] Paso Robles man James Benson was returning home from delivering birthday presents to... (Continue reading)

Lightning strike kills man at Venice Beach

A surprise lightning strike during a summer thunderstorm killed a 20-year-old man at Venice Beach Sunday afternoon. [LA Times] At least four lightning strikes hit the beachfront in Venice around 2:20 p.m. Sunday, according to... (Continue reading)

Lightning strikes plane landing in Los Angeles

A lightning bolt struck a Delta Air Lines plane just before it landed at Los Angeles International Airport Saturday morning. [LA Times] Flight 284 had nearly completed a 10-hour, 15-minute journey from Tokyo when lighting... (Continue reading)