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Published: Tuesday, 8/12/2003

Lightning knocks out Hancock 911 service

FINDLAY - Emergency 911 phone service in Hancock County was cut off by a lightning strike last night, sheriff's deputies said.

Lightning apparently hit a 911 tower about 8:30 p.m. as a storm passed through the area. Crews familiar with the phone system were called in to make repairs, deputies said.

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