HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Striking security camera video shows a lightning bolt exploding on the ground outside of a Florida home over the weekend, narrowly missing a man in his yard.
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Denice Murphy said her husband Rod was outside turning off the sprinklers ahead of some forecasted rain Saturday morning when a lightning bolt struck mere yards away from him.
Their Ring security camera captured the moment on camera.
In the video, the bolt can be seen sending chunks of red-hot earth several feet into the air. Luckily, Rod did not appear to be injured.
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WFLA is working to find the extent of the damage.