WARREN, Pa. – Lightning is believed to have struck the Flat Iron Building in downtown Warren (which houses KeyBank) just after 12 p.m., shutting down a portion of Pennsylvania Ave. from Hickory to Liberty streets.
Multiple vehicles were struck by several falling bricks, some causing substantial damage to at least one of the vehicles.
The City Department of Public Works, as well as the fire and police departments, were on the scene.
Mike Holtz, Director of Public Works, stated that the block would be closed for “at least a couple of hours” until crews could investigate the damage. He urged the public to remain patient.
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