200-year-old pine tree burns after lightning strike in California

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Dramatic footage captures the moment a burning pine tree splits in half after it was struck by lightning in California.The Jeffrey pine, believed to be at least 200-years-old, can be seen on fire before the trunk splits in two and crashes to the ground.Read more here: https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/climate/tree-burns-lightning-strike-california-va59821f1Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independentSubscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content and live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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