- Four people were struck by lightning near the White House on Thursday night.
- They are facing “life-threatening” injuries, according to the Washington, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.
- They were found about 100 feet from the Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square, Wapo report.
Four people were injured in a lightning strike near the White House Thursday night, DC Fire and EMS reported.
Two men and two women are in critical condition and face 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 around 7 p.m. Washington post report.
DC Fire and EMS did not immediately respond to Insider’s requests for comment.
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