Lightning Strike Causes Estimated $20,000 In Damage

Wed 8-24-2016

(Spirit Lake)-- Dickinson county officials are tallying the damage following a recent lightning strike at the courthouse in Spirit Lake. The board of supervisors were updated on the matter at their meeting Tuesday.

The strike caused an estimated $20,000 in damage. County officials say most of that should be covered by insurance.

The strike took out several external surveillance cameras and blew out an electronic control board in the courthouse heating, cooling, ventilation and air conditioning system.