Storms Bring Flooding, Lightning Strikes To Cape Cod

ORLEANS (CBS) – Strong storms and downpours left behind flooded streets and some damage on the South Coast and Cape Cod.

The storm dumped five inches of rain on Brewster and Orleans in one hour. Lightning strikes were reported across the area.

fire Storms Bring Flooding, Lightning Strikes To Cape Cod

A home was struck by lightning in Orleans (WBZ-TV)

Brewster firefighters had two lightning fires at once. At Sea Pines, lightning hit a third floor condo.

“The smoke was coming out of the ridge,” said resident John Casale. “I went in and I actually met Bruce, the homeowner, up on the third floor and he said I think it’s coming from the bathroom, and I opened the door to the bathroom and it was just all white smoke.”

flood Storms Bring Flooding, Lightning Strikes To Cape Cod

Homes flooded in Orleans (WBZ-TV)

In Orleans, there were also lightning strikes, but it was more about the flooding. At the Locust Hill Condos, basements and…

Original published: 2018-08-09 17:28:42 Read the full Boston News here


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