Video Shows Moments After Lightning Strikes Gas Line in Columbus

COLUMBUS – A video sent to NCN by Ben Beller, shows a fire in downtown Columbus, after lightning struck a gas line.

Blackhills Energy crews responded to the incident just after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday at the corner of 10th Street and 21st Avenue, said a press release. Crews were on location for a majority of the day, repairing the damaged line.

The video submitted by Ben Beller shows a flame rising up from the ground, just moments after the bolt struck ground.

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