Beware of Exploding Toilets in a Thunderstorm

A lightning strike ignited methane gas in a Florida couple’s septic tank, resulting in a bathroom explosion

Beware of Exploding Toilets in a Thunderstorm

(Photo by A-1 Affordable Plumbing)

A recent incident in Florida provides some education that you can pass on to customers: Plumbing can explode in a lightning storm.

A-1 Affordable Plumbing found a toilet in pieces when the company responded to a customer call on the morning of Aug. 4 in Port Charlotte, Florida....

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