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13kv Line Grounds Out on Fence

Occurred on July 17, 2021 / Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Info from Licensor: "Severe thunderstorms hit the Baltimore area causing more then 30k power outages. Screen shots from this video made front page in the newspaper. Lighting struck the transformer dropping the 13kv line on a car and fence which then energized the entire fence and a car. The lined stayed hot for 3 hours until local utility could shut it off."

Location Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Occurred not known
Posted By Dustin Paugh
Posted On Jul-23-2021