Lightning causes power outages in Poplar Bluff, MO

Lightning causes power outages in Poplar Bluff, MO
According to Poplar Bluff Fire Chief Ralph Stucker, lightning strikes caused a surge of outages and alarms when a storm passed through the area. (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Fierce lightning from morning storms on Monday, Sept. 24 knocked out power to some Poplar Bluff customers.

According to Poplar Bluff Fire Chief Ralph Stucker, lightning strikes caused a surge of outages and alarms when a storm passed through the area.

Chief Stucker says the storm did not cause any major problems.

There was a report of a home hit by a lightning strike, but after fire crews investigated, Chief Stucker reports nothing was found.

Chief Stucker told us there was a lot of rain with storm, but there were not any flooding issues.

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