Florida residents are used to lightning strikes, but this one might knock you off your seat.
“It used to be our toilet,” Ward told the television station. “We have nothing now.”
Ward's plumber said lightning hit the methane gases that had been building up in the septic pipes, and the result was a shattered toilet.
"We come in here and the toilet was laying on the floor," Ward told WINK. "There's all pieces everywhere. Pieces everywhere."
“It just did all of that damage and exploded things into the road and so on in half a second,” Charles Allen, the Wards' neighbor, told the television station.
Nobody was hurt, but Ward said she is taking no more chances when storms hit the area again.
"I'm not taking any showers and not going to the bathroom....forever," Ward told WPTV. "Not when it's thunder-storming and down here, that's a lot."
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