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Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Man struck by lightning lives to talk

Published: Monday, June 11, 2018 @ 3:12 AM

2012: Lightning strikes western Montgomery County as seen from S. Main St. on Wednesday, July 18 when thunderstorms moved through the area..  The Dayton Marriot is in the foreground, right.--Staff Photo by Ty Greenlees
Ty Greenlees
2012: Lightning strikes western Montgomery County as seen from S. Main St. on Wednesday, July 18 when thunderstorms moved through the area.. The Dayton Marriot is in the foreground, right.--Staff Photo by Ty Greenlees(Ty Greenlees)

Jim Van Tine is a father, husband, former teacher and administrator, a friend and a golfer. He didn't expect his favorite hobby to almost turn deadly 34 years ago, but it did, and thankfully he lived to talk about it with Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini and McCall Vrydaghs.

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Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast this week is all about lightning! From a story of survival to busting myths about this deadly atmospheric phenomenon, listen live right here.

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One person taken to hospital after apartment fire in Dayton

Published: Sunday, June 17, 2018 @ 2:18 PM

One person was taken to an area hospital for smoke inhalation and one was treated at the scene of an apartment fire in Dayton Sunday.

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Crews were called to the first floor apartment fire in the 1600 block of Bancroft Street around 11:30 a.m.

No one was in the apartment where the fire started but the flames did run up to the outside of the second floor apartment, according to Dayton fire official Brad Baldwin.

Everyone evacuated the building with help from neighbors.

Two of the four apartments in the building are uninhabitable at this time because of damages, according to Baldwin.

The cause of the fire was not yet determined.

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