Lightening Safety Information

Summer is peak season for one of the nation's deadliest weather phenomena.....lightening.  Although lightening strikes peak in summer, people can be struck year round. In the United States, an average of 54 people are killed each year by lightening, and hundreds more are severely injured.

Learn more about lightening dangers and how you can be safe in any outdoor activity on the following website.


Blaine County Sheriff’s Office

1650 Aviation Drive

Hailey, Idaho 83333

Phone: 208-788-5555

Fax: 208-788-3592