Officials in Polk County were called to a vehicle fire yesterday following an apparent lightning strike.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and fire officials responded to the scene in rural Fisher just before 7 pm to find the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. It was determined that lightning had struck a Dodge pickup driven by Jason David Remarke, 48, out of Horace, North Dakota. Remarke suffered no apparent injury.
The pickup is listed as a total loss.