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Wilmington Fire Department: Lightning strike sparks house fires

Strong storms Saturday afternoon produced lots of lightning which was the cause of two fires at two Wilmington homes.

Friends remember two men fatally struck by lightning in Wilmington

Friends are remembering two men that were killed by the same lightning strike in New Hanover County on Wednesday.

Two men killed by lightning while cleaning up hurricane debris

The Wilmington Police Department said two people died after being struck by lightning in Wilmington this morning.

Person struck by lightning in Myrtle Beach

One person was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon after being struck by lightning, according to fire officials.

Officials: Lightning strike in North Carolina injures 6

Authorities say six people were hospitalized for injuries they sustained when lightning struck near a roller coaster in North Carolina.

Lightning injures 2 National Guardsmen during protests in D.C.

Two National Guardsmen were injured after suffering the effects of a lightning strike near the White House on Thursday, officials said early Friday.

Lightning kills man in SC storm that spawned tornadoes, hail

Officials say a severe storm in South Carolina spawned at least two tornadoes and killed a man getting out of his car with a lightning strike.

‘It was a very loud boom!’ Lightning strikes NC home, sparks fire

Lightning struck a Fayetteville home early Monday morning, causing a fire and forcing the family that lives in the home to find a new place to stay.

College student dies after being struck by lightning in Outer Banks

Authorities say a 23-year-old Columbia University student was fatally struck by lightning while swimming off the coast of North Carolina.

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New Hanover GOP fixes error on ‘Wilmington for Trump 2020’ billboard

A campaign billboard in downtown Wilmington supporting the re-election campaign of President Donald Trump got lots of people questioning who paid for its placement.