> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:towertalk-
> email@example.com] On Behalf Of Rick Bullon
> Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 10:35 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [TowerTalk] OT: Propane Tank near lightning ground
> Hello All
> I am building a new house here, the house is close to the tower and the
> propane tank will be real close to the ground rods.
> Do I need to worry about the tank exploding if I get a lightning strike
> the tower? The tank will be on a couple of large concrete flat blocks and
> not in contact will the ground.
> I feel the is a stupid question but I have to ask just so I can sleep in
> new house at night
The tank should be grounded to the lightning ground system. You don't want
any chance of an arc between the tank and the tower / ground system.
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