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Two people who were critically injured have died, and two others remained hospitalized with life-threatening injuries
Nine others were injured at a Fort Gordon training area
Four other lifeguards were injured by the same strike that killed Keith Pinto, 19
Chatham Emergency Services CEO called the fatal incident “an extremely rare set of circumstances”
All of those injured were alert while being transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries
Firefighters grappled with a 120-gallon propane tank against the rear of the home that was blowing off pressure with a 40-foot fireball while battling the blaze
Nine people, including children, were transported to the hospital with back and head injuries, as well as cuts and bruises
Beaufort County residents were unable to reach 911 via mobile devices last week after lightning struck a cellphone tower, causing an outage
Keith Guest and his family tried calling 911 for an hour and a half as they watched their $1.7 million home burn to the ground after it was struck by lightning
Capt. Darin Peterson and Eric Watkins jumped into action after an 18-year-old and a 4-year-old were struck by lightning
Mathias Steinhuber had just reached the 9,000-foot summit of a mountain range when he raised his arms for a picture and was struck in the back of the head
The 31-year-old says “It’s been a rough four years”