The Sutro Baths are my favorite San Francisco landmark. They are the ruins of a glorious glass bath house that once stood at the very edge of the continent on the Northwestern corner of town. The Baths burned and collapsed in 1966 and it's heartbreaking to see how glorious they were back in their day.
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MONROE, Ohio - The famous King of Kings statue at the Solid Rock Church in Monroe has been destroyed by a fire.
The 62-foot tall statue of Jesus constructed out of styrofoam, wood and fiberglass resin caught on fire after the right hand of the statue was struck by lightning during the severe thunderstorms around 11:15 p.m. Monday evening.
The only thing left of the 16,000 pound statue is the metal frame.
Monroe Fire Chief Mark Neu said the statue was fully involved in fire when crews arrived.
Crews were able to use water from the pond in front of the statue, however, the fire burned very quickly, according to police.
The statue was grounded, but for some reason it did not absorb the lightning strike.
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