Lightning injures workers in Cobb County - FOX 13 News

Lightning injures workers in Cobb County

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Officials confirm numerous people have been struck by lightning in Powder Springs.

According to the Cobb County Fire Department, three people have been transported to a nearby hospital and four people refused treatment on the scene. They sustained the injuries while working at a home under construction.

Fire officials say the floor was wet when lightning struck nearby while the workers were trying to duck for cover. They got shocked by standing on the wet concrete around 2:00 p.m.

The three taken to the hospital are expected to be fine.

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