Lightning strike starts fire at Carwoola, power outages affected thousands

Kimberley Le Lievre
Updated January 25 2018 - 5:22pm, first published January 24 2018 - 1:12pm
Canberra photographer Ben Appleton of Photox snapped this striking shot of the storm. Photo: Photox - Canberra Photography Services.
Canberra photographer Ben Appleton of Photox snapped this striking shot of the storm. Photo: Photox - Canberra Photography Services.

A storm that caused a spectacular lightning show over the region on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning caused a fire at Carwoola and left more than 12,000 people in Queanbeyan and surrounds without power.

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Kimberley Le Lievre

Kimberley Le Lievre

Editor - Sunday Canberra Times

Passionate about sharing people's stories. Email me at kimberley.lelievre@canberratimes.com.au

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