Surveillance Video Captures Moment Lightning Strikes Home in Denver

A home surveillance camera captured the moment a house was struck by lightning in Denver, Colorado, on Sunday, May 29.

Owner of the security camera Kevin Gutknecht said the strike was incredibly loud and sounded “like a bomb exploded”.

Local media reported the strike destroyed several electronics in the home. Credit: Kevin Gutknecht via Storyful

Video transcript

- [INAUDIBLE]. the back side too, huh? Be the [? best ?] time? That could be included.

[LIGHTNING CRASH]

- Oh! Dang!

- That hit. I just saw sparks.

- It hit that house.

- It-- oh, it's smoking.

- We need to call them.

- No, I think [INAUDIBLE].

- [INAUDIBLE]. The back side too, huh? [INAUDIBLE] be the best time? That could be included.

[LIGHTNING CRASH]

- Oh! Dang!

- That hit. I just saw sparks.

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- It hit that house.

- It-- oh, it's smoking.

- We need to call them.

- No, I think [INAUDIBLE].

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