Reader Photos – Lightning

Readers sent us some great photos and video of this evening’s lightning storm. First, here’s a reader video of the blimp we actually saw ourselves.

And here are some photos, first from a 13-year-old in Timberwalk:
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And some more:
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And last but not least, a nice sunrise shot from Mr. O’Keefe:
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Lightning Hits Boca Falls House

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A house in Boca Falls was hit earlier today by lightning, bringing out both neighbors and Palm Beach Fire Rescue. We popped over to the Mystic Bay subdivision to take a few pictures.
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We counted at least six vehicles from Fire Rescue including two SUVs and four trucks. There may have been two additional trucks as well. One fireman was working on the roof, possibly looking to see if the lightning had caused anything under the tiles to ignite or smolder.
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The team also worked inside the garage:
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This is the third incident we’ve heard about in the past few months of lightning hitting houses in Boca Falls, a community with roughly 720 homes.
Neighbors definitely appreciated the response from county.