The Latest: Kids Fighting to Live After Lightning Hits Paris

May 28, 2016 4:13 PM

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A Paris fire service spokesman says an off-duty fireman ran immediately to the scene after a lightning strike disrupted a child's birthday party in a park.

Eric Moulin says the fireman saw nine of the 11 victims prone on the ground under a tree at Park Monceau, a popular weekend hangout for well-to-do families in Paris. He said the fireman administered first aid, including heart massages, and helped direct rescuers to the scene.

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