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And then the televisions went dark

A single lightning strike knocked virtually every major broadcast television network in Utah off the air for a while Sunday night.

The lightning bolt struck a broadcast tower that is shared by a group of stations called DTV Utah. The blast knocked all of the stations that use the tower off the air, except for a FOX station that has its own tower not far from the one that was hit.

The affected stations remained off the air for about an hour.