When a strange power surge caused most of the town to collapse.
After a bizarre magnetic force destroyed buildings and vehicles, the people of Chester’s Mill mysteriously fell unconscious. In order to save his son, Big Jim did something completely out of character by nearly taking his own life.
Thankfully, Julia arrived at the scene and stopped Big Jim’s suicide attempt, reminding him that the Dome doesn’t want more bloodshed. Immediately after she said that, the force field vanished and everyone regained consciousness.