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Two Tooele houses struck by lightning in yesterday’s storm

Aug 11, 2022, 9:00 AM

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Lightning strikes over Utah on June 29, 2022. (Mandi James)

(Mandi James)

TOOELE, Utah — Two houses were struck by lightning Wednesday night during a thunderstorm. Officials said there were no injuries, but some damage.

Deputy Fire Chief Jed Colovich from the Tooele City Fire Department said one house had damage to its electrical outlets. The other house had damage to its sprinkler timer.

Colovich said the lightning strikes happened just after 7 p.m. near 1663 N Aaron Drove in Tooele, Utah.

The fire department received a complaint about lightning hitting a third house, but responders weren’t able to find anything to confirm the claim.

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