26 taken to hospitals after lightning strike at N.H. Boy Scout camp

Posted June 24, 2013, at 10:31 p.m.
Last modified June 25, 2013, at 5:39 a.m.

BELMONT, N.H. — Twenty-three Boy Scouts and three adults were transported to hospitals in Concord and Laconia after a lightning strike on their camp, Portland’s WMTW reports.

According to the Boy Scouts, a major thunderstorm hit Camp Bell on the Griswold Scout Reservation Monday evening.

No one was directly hit but shortly afterward, several people reported some tingling and burning sensations.

They were triaged at the Belmont Fire Station.

Everybody was conscious and stable, according to Greg Osborn, director of marketing for the Daniel Webster Council, Boy Scouts of America.