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Wacky Winter Weather: Woodbine Home Struck By Lightning

We’ve pretty much seen it all this winter: snow, sleet, rain and now thunder and lightning. That’s right. As the rain fell Wednesday morning, a lightning strike startled some in Carroll County.

02/19/2014

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BWI Controller Struck By Lightning Prompts FAA To Examine Airport Towers

A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore’s main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport towers during storms and is prompting Federal Aviation Administration officials to inspect hundreds of towers nationwide, The Associated Press has learned.

02/06/2014

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Lightning Strike Grounds BWI Flights For Hours, Injures Air Traffic Controller

A lightning bolt strikes the air traffic control tower at BWI–injuring an employee and grounding planes for hours.

09/12/2013

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Intern Returns To Zoo After Being Struck By Lightning

Beating the odds—twice. That’s what happened to a college student interning at a zoo in Cecil County.

07/31/2013

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Lightning Strike May Be Cause Of West Baltimore House Fire

Mother Nature may be to blame for a city house fire. Firefighters responded to a possible lightning strike around 6 p.m. Friday evening in West Baltimore.

07/19/2013

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Utah Teen Struck By Lightning In Maryland Beach

A Utah teenager is recovering in a Maryland hospital after being struck by lightning on a beach.

07/12/2013

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2 Men Injured By Possible Lightning Strike In Annapolis

Two young men are fighting to survive in the hospital after they were apparently struck by lightning. It happened at a small beach in Anne Arundel County’s Bay Ridge community.

07/11/2013

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Lightning Likely Sparked Annapolis Apartment Roof Fire

An Annapolis fire department official says a lightning strike likely started a fire in the roof of an apartment building.

07/11/2013

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2 Men Rushed To Hospital After Possible Lightning Strike In Annapolis

Two young men are rushed to the hospital after they may have been struck by lightning in Annapolis.

07/10/2013

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Woman Struck By Lightning In Cecil County

A Cecil County official says a 19-year-old woman is in stable condition after being struck by lightning.

06/13/2013

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Lightning Strike Triggers Fire At Fort Meade

Army officials say two houses were destroyed and two others were damaged when a lightning strike triggered a fire at the installation.

06/03/2013

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Firefighter Hurt Battling Flames Likely Caused By Lightning Strike

A Baltimore County firefighter is hurt battling a blaze likely sparked by lightning.

04/19/2013

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