Tag Archives: lightning


2 Aug

EWING β€” Township resident Ted Schwing looked through the window of his Princeton Avenue home and watched as his 2005 Ford Taurus baked under ferocious flames sparked by lightning and downed live wires Sunday afternoon.

β€œIt sounded like a bomb went off,” Schwing, 36, said of the lightning strike that also knocked down a tree.

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Ever the angry god.

28 Jul

“There was a flash and a bang, all at the same time,” said Dr. Mark Ashworth, the church’s pastor. “I was in the adjacent building but at the window, so I heard it, it was a loud bang, sounded like a bomb went off.”

Members spotted the damaged steeple.

“It was laying down on the roof of the church and I was rather startled to say the least,” said Ashworth.

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