AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Several lifeguards who were around a pool in Aurora when a lightning bolt struck on Saturday afternoon had to be taken to the hospital.
The lightning strike didn’t directly hit anyone but it did cause minor injuries, according to the Aurora Fire Department.READ MORE: Guilty Of Murder: Jury Reaches Verdict In Devon Erickson Trial
The pool is located in Del Mar Park at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Peoria Street.READ MORE: FAA Orders Nationwide Ground Stoppage For Southwest Airlines, Numerous Denver Flights Affected By Reservation System Outage
One of the lifeguards who was there but did not go to the hospital told CBS4 the group was picking up around the pool and putting away chairs when the bolt struck.
That lifeguard said he felt a tingling feeling up his arm.MORE NEWS: Will The Ford Maverick Be A Game-Changer In The Auto Industry?
It appears six people were affected by the strike but only four were hospitalized.