Tools

Siren Struck by Lightning in Northeast Jackson

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn.- When thunderstorms rolled through the area Monday night, several people in northeast Jackson got quite a scare when the storm siren in their area sounded.

Officials with the Jackson-Madison County Emergency Management Agency said the siren in the industrial area on Dr. F.E. Wright Drive went off because it was struck by lightning.

Technicians told 7 Eyewitness News they are now determining what must be done to repair the siren. Until then, officials said if we have severe weather, it will not sound.
This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.