Protect Your Church from Lightning Fires
Churches spend about $11.4 million each year on property damage caused directly by lightning fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. This doesn't include the cost of a voltage surge that can damage computers or electronic equipment.
If your church doesn't have a lightning and surge protection system, consider contacting a professional who can evaluate the likelihood that lightning will strike your building and recommend appropriate safeguards.
To locate an installer, contact area electrical contractors or visit the Lightning Protection Institute's website.
Lightning causes about 80 church fires every year. Take steps to protect your church from this powerful force of nature.