23 February 2009


Or weaponry, but presumably the former. It seems unusual that lightning wouldn't travel down the pole. Perhaps the pole has dried out and become nonconductive?

Found here out of context.


  1. Lightning started a fire in the dry wood probably by burning the ground wire up. Ground wires are typically ran from the top of the pole to an 8 foot rod driven into the ground to discharge static and lightning strikes.


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