Lightning strike outside White House sends 4 to hospital in critical condition

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Four people are in critical condition after an apparent lightning strike outside the White House Thursday evening. 

DC Fire and EMS said the lightning strike happened in Lafayette Park, located in front of the White House. 

First responders on the scene after a lightning strike in Lafayette Park. 

First responders on the scene after a lightning strike in Lafayette Park. 
(DC Fire and EMS)

“DCs Bravest on scene in the process of treating and transporting 4 patients, all in critical condition,” DC Fire and EMS tweeted. 

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Thursday’s incident comes after a lightning strike last month killed one soldier and injured multiple others during a training event at the Fort Gordon Army post in Georgia. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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