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Rigger's diary - lightning



 
 
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Old July 18th 03, 06:33 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Dave Gibson
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Default Rigger's diary - lightning


"Wrightsaerials" wrote in message
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Here's what happenned yesterday. Lightning hit the end of the roof of a

block
of flats. The milk lady was stood just below and she was knocked against a

wall
by the pressure wave, breaking several bottles. The building has a

conventional
roof with a loft space, Later we found the loft was brightly lit thanks to

the
hole in the roof. The end of the roof apex near the gable had disappeared,

and
about a dozen tiles were smashed or missing. The woodwork in that area was
charred. In the flat immediately below, all the nails in the ceiling were
protruding about 10mm, suggesting that the plaster board had had been

pushed
down. The TV system in that block serves 14 flats. Amongst these there

were
four dead TV sets and one dead VCR. One flat at the opposite end to the

strike
had no mains power at the incoming supply.
Bill


Did you find any sign of dead loganberries in the loft?


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