Trafford General Hospital set ablaze by a lightning strike

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Patients and staff had to be evacuated from Trafford General Hospital in Greater Manchester after a lightning strike caused the fire to break out at the hospital.

The blaze erupted during a freak storm on Wednesday afternoon, July 28.

 

Footage from the scene shows flames and smoke billowing out of the top of the hospital on Moorside Road, Machester, UK.

 

Firefighters can also be seen battling the blaze on a crane above the roof.