Lightning hits Renton home, throws man across roomon July 13, 2012 @ 3:23 pm (Updated: 5:17 pm - 7/13/12 )
One of the hundreds of lightning strikes across the Puget Sound region hit the 57-year-old man's home on SE 104th St, blowing him across the room.
"That person has been transported to Valley Medical Center with smoke inhalation," said Assistant Renton Fire Chief Erik Wallgren. The man is expected to fully recover.
Chief Wallgren says he had to call for help from five other fire agencies because his firefighters were busy answering dozens of alarm calls triggered by lightning strikes.
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