ELLSWORTH – People were still picking up Wednesday night after a strong thunderstorm rolled through the area.
There were numerous reports of lightning strikes, including in Ellsworth where a couple of roads have been shut down.
Emergency crews were called to the area of Shore Road and Forest Avenue after lightning struck a tree close to a fire hydrant. The hydrant ended up bursting, shooting from the site and washing away a portion of the roadway.
Barricades were set up to keep people out and that area was expected to be closed to traffic.
There was also reports of a fallen tree that blocked the Millvale Road in Bucksport. A lightning strike at the Family Dollar Store in Corinth and similar reports around the region.