LAURENS COUNTY, Ga. — After strong to severe storms rolled through Central Georgia over the weekend, some counties saw some fiery damage due to lightning strikes.
Dublin City Schools Spokesman Jason Halcombe sent in a video of trees smoldering after a lightning strike Sunday afternoon in north Laurens County in the Holly Hills subdivision.
Emergency Management Agency Director and Fire Chief for Laurens County Don Bryant says trees fell on power lines in three to four places across the county, including on Scotland Road.
Bryant also says lightning struck trees on Payne Road near US-Highway 441 and on Huntington Drive. He says there are no injuries or structure fires in the county at the moment to his knowledge.