Blue Springs, MO 6-16: Lightning struck a three story wood frame motel, disrupting elevator service and trapping two in the elevator. The lightning strike also ignited a fire that damaged the attic and top floor. Firefighters from Central Jackson Co. F.P.D. rescued the civilians and made quick work of the fire. Mutual aid from several town assisted. Pictures will be posted on the CJC web site ( as they become available.