St. Charles County (KSDK) - When lightning strikes, you need to know how to protect yourself, your family, and your home.
Tuesday night firefighters at Station 5 in St. Charles got three calls for lightning that struck residential buildings.
Fortunately, none caught fire, but they say you should always be prepared.
Click the video player above to hear the tips Capt. Dan Casey with the St. Charles Fire Department has for staying safe.