Lightning strike ignites massive fire at Cuban oil facility

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A lightning-sparked fire at an oil storage facility in the Cuban city of Matanzas raged out of control on Aug. 6, setting off explosions and injuring over 122 people. Read more: https://wapo.st/3bHyJBd.

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Lightning is a giant spark of electricity in the atmosphere between clouds, the air, or the ground. Lightning can occur between opposite charges within the thunderstorm cloud (intra-cloud lightning) or between opposite charges in the cloud and on the ground (cloud-to-ground lightning). (Source: NSSL)

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