No fires after lightning strikes houses in Greenfield and Bennington

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Monadnock Ledger-Transcript
Published: 7/30/2021 2:24:51 PM

Houses in Greenfield and Bennington were struck by lightning during Thursday night’s storm, which caused torrential rain and flooding across the state.

Greenfield Fire Department members responded to a lightning strike at a Crotched Mountain Road residence at 9:54 p.m., public information officer David Hall said. First responders found some clapboards knocked off the house and internal damage to wiring, but no fire, he said, describing the damage as typical to that of a lightning strike.

A Bennington residence got struck between 10:30 and 11 p.m., Deputy Fire Chief Keith Nason said. The house, at 111 Pine Meadow Circle, sustained some property damage after the strike blew out their comcast lines and well pump, but there was no fire or injuries, he


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