Lightning Destroys Tree Outside Classroom as Students Prepare For Exam

A surveillance camera at a high school in Wautoma, Wisconsin, captured a lightning strike that destroyed a pine tree outside a classroom on April 8.

This footage shows the lightning hitting the tree at Wautoma High School on Thursday.

Wautoma High School principal Jennifer Johnson said the lightning struck just before 8.30am as students were preparing to take a test. “Fortunately, no one was injured and there was no damage to the school,” she said. Credit: Wautoma High School via Storyful