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Structure Fires Due to Lightning (2007)
 
There was a lot of lightning across Pulaski County (central Arkansas) between 3 and 4 pm CDT on 07/20/2007.
While there was not a lot of severe weather in 2007, there were quite a few fires triggered by lightning as noted in the examples below.
In the picture: There was a lot of lightning across Pulaski County (central Arkansas) between 3 and 4 pm CDT on 07/20/2007. Cloud to ground strikes maxed out between 330 and 345 pm CDT, with 200 strikes during this time frame.

 

This vacant house in the Little Rock (Pulaski County) area may have been the victim of lightning on 04/03/2007.
In the picture: This vacant house in the Little Rock (Pulaski County) area may have been the victim of lightning on 04/03/2007. Click to enlarge.
Lightning triggered a fire at this church in North Little Rock (Pulaski County) on 07/20/2007.
In the picture: Lightning triggered a fire at this church in North Little Rock (Pulaski County) on 07/20/2007. Click to enlarge.
 
It is believed that lightning was responsible for a fire at a U.S. Forest Service building north of Clarksville (Johnson County) early on 10/01/2007.
In the picture: It is believed that lightning was responsible for a fire at a U.S. Forest Service building north of Clarksville (Johnson County) early on 10/01/2007. The photo is courtesy of Dayna Hilton. Click to enlarge.
A fire was apparently started by lightning at this home at Diaz (Jackson County) during the early morning hours of 12/20/2007.
In the picture: A fire was apparently started by lightning at this home at Diaz (Jackson County) during the early morning hours of 12/20/2007. The fire claimed the lives of two people (an elderly couple). Click to enlarge.

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