3 struck by lightning in North Middletown

July 19, 2010 8:45:21 PM PDT
Three people were struck by lightning during a house fire in North Middletown, New Jersey.

Two people were taken to the hospital, one of them in critical condition.

One police officer was also struck, but was conscious and alert at the scene.

The fire was in a home on Monmouth Parkway and was started by a lighting strike.

The people were apparently watching the fire from across the street when the lightning struck them.