A lightning strike has taken out a large tree in East Dallas, even shattering the windows of a nearby home.[[366116631,C]]
The massive tree was hit at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the front yard of a house in the 5200 Enchanted Lane, near Samuell Boulevard.
The homeowner said it sounded like an explosion, then all of the front windows of his home shattered.
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Tree Struck By Lightning in East Dallas
"I heard lightning and a big boom. It sounded like an explosion," said homeowner Alonso Guereca. "I came outside and I found this tree in the middle of the road by my house. It shattered all my front windows. It was pretty loud. I was scared.
The tree split into several pieces.
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Guereca called 311 and city crews cut and cleared the tree within 30 minutes.
No one was injured.