On Aug 14, 2016, a energy went out when lightning struck a transformer behind 29-year-old Erika Poremski’s home in Baltimore, Maryland.
She didn’t have any flashlights on hand, so she illuminated a candle in a vital room and took out her phone to call a electrical company. When she satisfied it was dead, she went outward to assign it in her car. That’s when she says she had a “weird feeling” and felt a titillate to spin around. When she did, she saw flames.
Panicked, Poremski ran behind inside since her afterwards eight-month-old daughter, Viviana, was sleeping upstairs. The candle had fallen, causing her cot and runner to go adult in flames.
“I ran behind out for atmosphere afterwards ran behind in. we was perplexing to get upstairs [and] we started now burning. My hair started blazing off — we grabbed a rail and peeled off all my skin on my hand. [My] face started burning. we was perplexing to quarrel a glow and make it adult a stairs,” she said.
Despite her best efforts, she couldn’t strech her daughter. She ran outside, screaming for help.