Bristol Borough Lighting Strike Takes Out Chimney of Residence

Digital Reporter- Jeff Bohen

A lightning strike damaged a Bristol Borough residence during Wednesday’s thunderstorm.

Fire crews responded to the 400 block of Logan Street just past 4:15 p.m today for a report of lighting strike to a residence.

Borough Fire officials speaking with Logan St homeowners on Wednesday.

Borough Fire Marshal Herb Slack said lighting hit the chimney damaging it and sent bricks flying causing additional damages to area.

Its the second lightning strike on a borough residence this month.

On July 18, a bolt lighting hit a residence in a senior retirement community causing a to fire rip through the roof of the home.

Fire Crews from Bristol Borough and Croydon along with Bristol Borough Police responded to the call.



Slack said no one was injured.