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Event Details

Event Lightning
County/Area JACKSON
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-08-24 03:20:00.0 CST-6
Begin Lat/Lon 44.33/-90.81
End Date 2012-08-24 09:30:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 210.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A lightning strike from early morning thunderstorms on August 24th produced a fire that destroyed a log home north of Black River Falls (Jackson County). Fire crews were originally called to the scene around 330 a.m. but did not find any evidence of a fire and left. They were called back around 5 a.m. and found the home fully engulfed in flames. Local officials estimated the value of the home and its contents at just over $200,000.
Event Narrative A log home was completely destroyed by a fire that was started by a lightning strike. Fire crews were first called to the area around 330 a.m. but found no evidence of a fire and left. They returned to the scene around 5 a.m. to find the home completely engulfed in flames. Three fire departments battled the fire for over 4 hours. Local officials estimated the value of the home and contents at just over $200,000.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 210.00K 0.00K
WINNEBAGO MISSION JACKSON CO. WI 08/24/2012 03:20 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 210.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 210.00K 0.00K