Lightning Strikes Tree on NWMSU Campus

Lightning struck the tree on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University Tuesday morning.

Posted: May 1, 2018 3:55 PM
Updated: May 1, 2018 4:02 PM

(MARYVILLE, Mo.) Video from social media shows the aftermath of lightning striking a tree in Maryville.


Lightning struck the tree on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University Tuesday morning.

The video posted on Twitter shows the tree on fire after the strike.

It happened near the Performing Arts Center.

Firefighters responded and were able to quickly put the fire out.

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