ROCKDALE COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC) Storms late Tuesday, produced dangerous lightning that may have sparked a house fire, and hit a cell tower in Rockdale County. Fire investigators who fought a fire in a one story ranch, that was heavily damaged on Lou Drive in central Rockdale county, say no one was hurt in the late afternoon blaze. Officials say several lightning strikes were reported in Rockdale, including one, at the county’s 911 Center tower. More storms were expected to move through the Atlanta area Tuesday evening.
LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 27: Lightning strikes early August 27, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A series of strong thunderstorms swept through the area overnight. Fire department personnel responded to numerous vehicles stuck in flooded roadways and reported 10 building fire calls and more than 50 tree fires as a result of lightning. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)