Flat roof set ablaze by lightning strike
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Flat's roof set ablaze by lightning strike in Bradwell

The owner of a flat which was hit by lightning said he had a lucky escape.

The roof of James Messer's property in Bradwell, Essex, was badly damaged during thunderstorms on Wednesday morning.

He said being able to respond quickly and alert the fire service meant the damage was not as bad as it might have been otherwise.

  • 19 Jul 2017
  • From the section Essex