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Hudson Lightning Strike Causes Severe Damage to a Home

By COREY DIERDORFF, Correspondent | September 18, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 101220122

Hudson, FL - It was a startling morning on September 18th as residents of the Wedgewood Condo Community feared an explosion happened overnight. When Firefighters arrived on the scene, units reported a condo with a destroyed chimney and debris in the front yard. Crews investigated and found the damage to be from a lightning strike that happened during the overnight hours. Firefighters helped clear the home of hazards, and thankfully there were no injuries reported. The owners weren’t home at the time of the strike, and homeowners worked with their insurance company to repair the home.

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