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: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
The pool is located in Del Mar Park at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Peoria Street.READ MORE: Police: Man Kills 6 Adults & Himself At Colorado Springs Birthday Party
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: Denver Police Officer Shot Saturday Night, Suspect On The Loose
It appears six people were affected by the strike but only four were hospitalized.