Video shows massive explosion after lightning strikes Colorado oil tanks

WELD COUNTY, Colo. -- A lightning strike caused an explosion that damaged or destroyed up to six oil tanks at a Colorado storage facility Monday night.

Hudson Fire Rescue said it happened about 10:20 p.m. at County Road 16 between County Roads 51 and 53 between Hudson and Keenesburg, about 40 miles northeast of Denver.

Tyler Kaplan was driving southbound on Interstate 76 when video captured a flash of lightning then the explosion.

The blast caused a fire that burned for several hours before...

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