Information on Lightning Protection in the state of Maine
Maine ranks #5 for lightning deaths in the US. Maine in 2015 as it is a popular state for outdoor summer activities and sports so a lot of people are outdoors when thunderstorms appear. Check the NOAA for more information.
Lightning protection is not just for structures. One of the biggest purchasers of lightning rods and lightning rod systems in Maine is the marine industry to protect yachts, boats, ships and marinas.
KLP offers a full line of UL Listed Lightning Protection System Materials that meet or exceed the criteria set forth by UL96A, NFPA 780 and LPI-175. Give us a call today at 800-370-5886 to see how we can assist you in the design, installation, maintenance and inspection of your system.
June 24, 2015 A barn in Corinna, Maine, was completely destroyed by a fire that started from a lightning strike.
May 27, 2015: Lightning struck the same church in Grand Isle, Maine, twice in the last 10 years. There was minor damage to the building this time however.
Also see How to stay safe during lightning storms