Peter Crosa of Atlanta, Ga. received an assignment for lightning damage to an insured’s ceiling and roof. While lightning stikes on homes in Florida occur with relative regularity, what he found resembled a science fiction movie set. Two oblong holes, about 6 inches in diameter, burnt clean through the roof, ceiling, floors, framing and all with no subsequent debris. Ever play with a magnifying glass when you were a kid?
The scene conjured images of space aliens with lasers, but Crosa settled with the insured on the basis of lightning damage.
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