Lightning near Oakmont Elementary in Portland causes power surge

Local Breaking News Alert
(Graphic: WKRN)

PORTLAND, Tenn. (WKRN) – A lightning strike near Oakmont Elementary School in Portland caused a power surge Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at the school located at 3323 TN-76 around 1:30 p.m. as a storm moved through the area.

The building was evacuated as a precaution after the school’s alarm started sounding.

No injuries were reported.

Additional information was not released.

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