Lightning rod for a tree

Asked February 22, 2019, 2:23 PM EST

Lightning rod for a tree. How do I assess the need for a lightning rod for a tree that is about 5 feet from one corner of my house in College Park, Maryland. The tree is a pin Oak how about 90 feet tall, About 4 feet wide at the bottom. About 100 feet to the west from the tree is a 8 floor apartment high-rise.

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1 Response

For this type of work, you should consult with a certified arborist. You can find an arborist near you by using the "Find an Arborist" search on the website of the International Society of Arboriculture.