DENVER (CBS4) – An apparent lightning strike hit a tree in southwest Denver causing it to explode on Wednesday evening.

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The lightning came with a band of rain that moved across the Denver metro area.

“We were sitting in the kitchen and all the sudden there was a huge boom and it went ‘woosh,’ and it was a loud, loud sound and we’re like ‘What happened?’ and glass shattered everywhere,” said Peggy McDonald, the homeowner.

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The home is on South Ivan Way not far from Sheridan Boulevard.

Details about the extent of the damage have not been released.

No one was reportedly hurt.