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Lightning beginning to strike in the South Sound

Post by Brian Everstine on April 28, 2009 at 8:34 pm |
April 28, 2009 8:34 pm

Lighting has begun to strike across the area, causing at least one outage in Tacoma.

A strike caused a transformer fire in South Tacoma, and Tacoma Public Utilties said some customers are in the dark. A call to a TPU spokeswoman has not been returned. Fire crews have been kept busy with alarms going off at businesses throughout the area.

The National Weather Service is reporting a thunderstorm could last until about 11 p.m. with winds of up to 13 mph.

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