NC workers hit by lightning while on ladder at a home

Lightning (file)

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) — Two construction workers were injured after a lightning strike Monday afternoon.

The Beaufort Fire Department said the call came at 12:48.

The Assistant Fire Chief told WNCT the two men were working on a house on Front Street.

The pair were on an aluminum ladder when it hit.

Beaufort EMS took the men to Carteret Health Care, there is no word on their conditions.

Their identities are not released at this time.

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