LAKEVILLE â€” A Lakeville resident was given a fright when lightning struck near him while he was working on his farm on Aug. 26.
Phil Shafer, 51, was working on a Bobcat skid loader when at 10:54 a.m., lightning struck near the implement.
â€śWe took out a first responder unit, an EMT ambulance, and paramedic ambulance that went. We had a whole team of people there in case you need them,â€ť said Mike Hargreaves, a firefighter and EMT with the Lakeville Volunteer Fire Department.
Hargreaves reported that Shafer awake and talking before he was taken to the hospital.