- Four people were struck by lightning near the White House Thursday evening.
- They face “life-threatening” injuries, according to the fire department and EMS.
- They were found about 100 feet from the statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square, WaPo mentioned.
DC Fire and EMS reported that four people were struck by a lightning strike near the White House Thursday night.
According to the department, two men and two women are in critical condition and face unspecified “life-threatening” injuries.
—DC Fire and EMS (dcfireems) August 4, 2022
They were found about 100 feet from the Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square near 7 p.m. Washington Post mentioned.
DC Fire and EMS did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
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