Lightning strikes New Providence High School, man in Demarest

Fire officials say New Providence High School was struck by lightning, causing a fire alarm to go off.

News 12 Staff

Jun 16, 2023, 10:39 PM

Updated 364 days ago

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Thunderstorms rocked Union County Friday, causing some lightning strikes.
Fire officials say New Providence High School was struck by lightning, causing a fire alarm to go off.
There was no fire or damage to the school.
Demarest police say a contractor was struck by lightning while he was working at a residence on Knickerbocker Road. They say he was taken to the hospital by a co-worker.
The two lightning strikes come after a DPW worker was struck just two days ago at a Woodbridge Township Middle School. He's still undergoing treatment for burns.


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