Tag Archives: lightning strike

Zzzzzap.

23 Sep

“It sounded like a bomb went off,” said homeowner Judy Liner, 62, who was inside 2767 Bayou Dularge Road with her husband, shrimper Buddy Liner, when the bolt hit. “I thought it had struck a power pole.”

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Followed by a government moneybomb.

17 Aug

The heat that was rising by mid-morning last Thursday was nothing compared to the amount generated on April 2 of last year, when neighbors said the lightning strike that night “sounded like a bomb going off.” Fire departments from Murray County and Polk County, Tenn., arrived quickly to contain the blaze, but the bread-and-butter of the business — the sawmill — was destroyed.

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