Several people, including children, were injured after a lightning strike caused a tree to fall on a tent at a swim club in Lower Southampton, Pennsylvania, Sunday.
The incident occurred at the Dolphin Swim Club on the 200 block of West Bristol Road around 5 p.m. Officials told NBC10 Philadelphia that lightning struck a tree as a severe storm hit Bucks County. The tree then fell on a 60-foot tent with people inside.
"When the tree fell, everybody started screaming," Alex Serrano, a man who was at the swim club, told NBC10. "I couldn't look because it was very heavy rain."
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Lifeguards working at the pool helped pull people out before medics arrived.
At least nine people, including children, were injured. A fire official said at least two people suffered serious head injuries while another suffered a serious back injury. The victims were taken to the St. Mary's Medical Center. None of the injuries appear to be life-threatening, according to officials.
Crews will return to the swim club Monday morning to continue cleaning up the area. The swim club is closed Monday so crews can clear the scene.