Published in This Week on August 13, 2012
Lightning strikes School of Dentistry building
During a violent thunderstorm Aug. 6, lightning struck the northwest corner of the School of Dentistry building. Deborah Hayes, left, and Cindy Chestee check damage to the corner from the fifth-floor balcony, close to where their desks are located. Hayes reported her weather radio had just gone off followed by a very bright flash and a tremendous report. No damages were reported inside the offices from the lightning strike.