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Lightning strikes can cause havoc at oilfield sites

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal well took only an instant, but the mess it created cost about $100,000 to clean up. Continue Reading

Lightning causes fire at facility

June 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KEENE A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal facility near here caused an explosion and a fire Friday morning but did not cause any injuries. Continue Reading

Lightning strike blows big hole in Sioux Falls home

September 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Authorities say a lightning strike blew a big hole in a Sioux Falls home. Continue Reading

Lightning strike causes area fire

August 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

GANN VALLEY Lightning struck some alfalfa bales south of Gann Valley around 12:30 p.m. Thursday and started them on fire, said Buffalo County Sheriff Wayne Willman.
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Lighnting overshadows fishing during Manitoba catfish excursion

August 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The rumbling was almost undetectable, at first, but then we saw the dark clouds billowing over the tall trees on the west side of the river. Continue Reading

Authorities identify Wisconsin boy killed in lightning strike

August 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

DULUTH (AP) A 9-year-old Wisconsin boy died from a lightning strike, one of eight boaters who sought shelter on a Lake Superior beach, Minnesota authorities said Sunday. Continue Reading

Authorities ID Wis. boy killed in lightning strike

August 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A 9-year-old Wisconsin boy died from a lightning strike, one of eight boaters who sought shelter on a Lake Superior beach, Minnesota authorities said Sunday.
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One dead, nine injured after lightning strike at NASCAR race

August 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LONG POND, Pa. A lightning strike in the parking lot at Pocono Raceway after a rain-shortened NASCAR race Sunday killed one person and injured nine others, racetrack officials said. Continue Reading

The Shocking Truth: Heritage Days vendor is one in a million

July 12, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Steve Salseg is a lucky man. On July 6, the Crosslake, Minn., man and his wife, Pat, were in Two Harbors for Heritage Days when Steve said he got the shock of his life. Continue Reading

The Shocking Truth: Heritage Days vendor is one in a million

July 12, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Steve Salseg is a lucky man. On July 6, the Crosslake, Minn., man and his wife, Pat, were in Two Harbors for Heritage Days when Steve said he got the shock of his life. Continue Reading