Can you get hit by lightning went inside your own house ?

Can you get hit by lightning went inside your house? I’m in the midst of a horrendous storm with my 11 year old grandson and wondering. 

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    when inside? That's very unlikely.  Electricity takes the path of least resistance, so even if your house is hit, most of it will flow through the wet outside of the house.

    Now if your house is out in a field, with nothing taller in the neighbourhood, you may want to install a decent lightning-rod

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