Tree catches on fire after struck by lightning in Silverton - KPTV - FOX 12

Tree catches on fire after struck by lightning in Silverton

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(Photos: Silverton Fire District) (Photos: Silverton Fire District)
SILVERTON, OR (KPTV) -

On Thursday, Silverton Fire District responded to a large fir tree on fire after it was hit by lightning.

The tree was located near Hwy 213 and Herigstad Rd NE.

Silverton Fire said a very strong thunderstorm hit the area.

No pedestrians or motor vehicle traffic were hit by the tree or the lightning.

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