Dog killed when lightning strikes house - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Dog killed when lightning strikes house

A dog died when lightning struck the shelter where he was taking cover from a thunderstorm moving through Madison County. A dog died when lightning struck the shelter where he was taking cover from a thunderstorm moving through Madison County.
MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A dog died when lightning struck the shelter where he was taking cover from a thunderstorm moving through Madison County.

Fire crews responded to the home at 240 Empire Lane just after 2 p.m. Monday. Lightning struck the line Bruiser was attached to and traveled into the dog house.

The dog house and Bruiser caught on fire. The dog did not survive.

The fire was contained to the doghouse and did not damage the home next to it.

Copyright 2013 WAFF. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • AL Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Jackson County triple murderer

    AL Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Jackson County triple murderer

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-06-19 01:43:38 GMT
    James Brownfield (Source: Alabama Department of Corrections)James Brownfield (Source: Alabama Department of Corrections)

    The Alabama Supreme Court has denied the appeal of a Jackson County man's capital murder convictions and death sentence.

    More >>

    The Alabama Supreme Court has denied the appeal of a Jackson County man's capital murder convictions and death sentence.

    More >>
  • Body found in Madison County; may be missing woman

    Body found in Madison County; may be missing woman

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:25:57 GMT

    Authorities may have discovered the body of a missing Madison County woman. Investigators have found human remains at Moon Cemetery located off Cave Spring Road in Owens Cross Roads.

    More >>

    Authorities may have discovered the body of a missing Madison County woman. Investigators have found human remains at Moon Cemetery located off Cave Spring Road in Owens Cross Roads.

    More >>
  • Rain chances dying out tonight

    Rain chances dying out tonight

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:37:21 GMT

    Widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will linger through the early evening and should quiet down after sunset.

    More >>

    Widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will linger through the early evening and should quiet down after sunset.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly