Information on Lightning Protection in the state of Vermont
Between the years 1959-2011, Vermont saw 15 deaths caused by lightning and is ranked in the top twenty for lightning related fatalities weighed by population. Vermont gets, on average, 3 cloud to ground lightning strikes per square mile annually.
By installing lightning rods and lightning protection systems on your buildings by a certified installer you can greatly reduce your risk of damaged caused by lightning.
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 6, 2015: A Middlesex, Vermont family lost their home and everything in it due to fire caused by a lightning strike. The fire was out of control by the time the firefighters arrived.
Also see How to stay safe during lightning storms