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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) estimates there are 200 deaths and 750 severe injuries from lightning each year in the U.S.
20% of all lightning victims die from the strike.
70% of survivors will suffer serious long-term effects.
Annually, there are more than 10,000 forest fires caused by lightning.
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