Fans Struck By Lightning Outside Of Raymond James Stadium

Lightning Strikes Raymond James Stadium Parking Lot


Six people were reportedly taken to the hospital Sunday after a lightning strike in Raymond James Stadium’s parking lot after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game this afternoon.

The first 911 call was received at 4:10 p.m., around the conclusion of the Bucs-Packers game.

Jason Penny, a spokesman for the Tampa Fire Department, said that there were no reported deaths. Lightning struck the antennae of an SUV and knocked numerous people in the area to the ground, although none were believe to have been hit directly.

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