2014 lightning bolt

Lightning Strikes Space Needle

On July 9, 2014, a lightning bolt struck the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington. The bolt caused an electrical fire on the observation deck of the iconic structure.

No one was injured in the incident, but the fire caused some damage to the structure. The Space Needle’s management said that the observation deck would be closed for repairs for the next few days.

The Space Needle is a 605-foot-tall tower in Seattle, Washington. It was built in 1962 and is a major tourist attraction in the city.

The tower is made of steel and glass, and is equipped with a …