Lightning hits transformer; Roslindale Square loses power
Firefighters rushed to Washington Street by JJ Brannelly's after lightning hit a transformer shortly before 5 p.m. Wires fell on a parked car and residences and businesses in the area lost power.
Willy got some video.
UPDATE: Jason Laramie reports the power came back around 5:50 p.m.
Not long after, Todd Gutner was going over the day's weather news on WBZ when lightning hit the station. Donna Halper reports:
Professional; he continued, while auxiliary power went on.
Joshua Miller recorded: