Houma man’s security camera captures moment lightning strikes home

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A Houma man shared scary video of the exact moment a lightning bolt struck his home. Source: Jamal Jackson
A Houma man shared scary video of the exact moment a lightning bolt struck his home. Source: Jamal Jackson

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A Houma man shared scary video of the exact moment a lightning bolt struck his home.

Kerry King said Monday night he was on his lap top when lightning struck the power pole in his yard.

He said the power surge from the strike was so large that it sent him across the room.

King said that his house caught fire, but was not severely damaged. He said he did lose several electronics.

King's surveillance footage caught the moment the lightning struck.

He said he is sharing the video to urge others to take seriously the dangers of lightning.

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