- Four people were struck by lightning near the White House on Thursday afternoon.
- According to the DC Fire and EMS Department, they are dealing with “life-threatening” injuries.
- They were found about 100 feet from the statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square, WaPo mentionted.
Four people were injured by lightning near the White House Thursday afternoon, DC Fire and EMS said.
Two men and two women are in critical condition with unspecified “life-threatening” injuries, according to the department.
—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. The Washington Post mentionted.
DC Fire and EMS did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
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