PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. ó A Florida woman said lightning destroyed her septic tank and caused a toilet in her house to explode.

Marylou Ward told television station WINK News that the sole toilet in her Port Charlotte home shattered into hundreds of pieces Sunday.

Ward said the explosion was the loudest sound sheís ever heard, and she also smelled smoke.

She said a plumber told her lightning hit the methane gas that was built up in the pipes from feces.

Ward said sheíll have to get the toilet and septic system repaired, but sheís thankful no one was injured.