Lightning strikes tree, causes damage to foundation in Kirkwood - KMOV.com

Lightning strikes tree, causes damage to foundation in Kirkwood

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KIRKWOOD, Missouri (KMOV) – A lightning bolt struck a tree in the front yard of a house and damaged a corner of its foundation in Kirkwood on Thursday evening.

Authorities say that a lightning bolt struck a tree and traveled through the ground and up the foundation of a home in the 900 block of Nirk.  The lightning strike caused damage to a corner of the house near the roof.

Four people inside the house were not injured.

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