Four children escape lightning-struck RV in Gardiner

Lightning struck an RV at Yogi Bear Jellystone Park in the Ulster County town of Gardner on Sunday, setting it on fire, according to a news story in today's Daily Freeman.

Four Long Island children were inside the RV when it the lightning struck, setting the ceiling ablaze, Gardiner Fire Chief Dave Bailin told the Freeman:

 “It could have been a heck of a lot worse,” Bailin said. “No one was hurt.”

Bailin told the Freeman that the fire was put out within an hour, leaving only a hole in the roof of the RV.