BEAUFORT, NC (WNCT)- Two construction workers were injured after a lightning strike Monday afternoon.

The Beaufort Fire Department said the call came at 12:48.

The Assistant Fire Chief told WNCT the two men were working on a house on Front Street.They were on an aluminum ladder when it hit.

Beaufort EMS took the men to Carteret Health Care. There’s currently no word on their conditions.

Their identities are not being released at this time.

Stay with WNCT as new details become available.