Category Archives: Lightning

Public Service Reminder: It’s Time to Get Those Backyard Pools Opened for the Kids

Posted by in Lightning, Snow Loads, Swimming Pools, Wind Damage | May 15, 2017

The damage to this swimming pool was not from lightning, as evidenced by the lack of charred or melted materials and a lack of damage to the electrical equipment. The damage to this swimming pool was not from wind, as… Read More

Lightning Damage

Posted by in Lightning | August 15, 2016

A large tree was struck by lightning (Figure 1).  The home owner claimed interior damage to drywall. Although the tree was not adjacent to the dwelling it was very large and old.  The roots probably extended to nearthe dwelling and there were… Read More