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Lightning Strike Sparks Fire At Lake Forest Home

Firefighters from multiple departments spent nearly an hour and a half quelling a blaze at a luxury home in north suburban Lake Forest, one of three buildings struck by lightning there Thursday.


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Teen Killed By Lightning Strike

A teenager from Downers Grove was struck and killed by lightning during Thursday’s thunderstorms, the DuPage County coroner confirmed.


Kathy Nolte was injured Sunday when lightning hit a tree in Oak Park. The 57-year-old is grateful to be alive. (CBS)

Oak Park Pastor Survives Lightning Strike

Lightning strikes abounded Sunday as thunderstorms descended on the Chicago area. One bolt bounced off a tree and hit Kathy Nolte. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.


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Woman Injured When Lightning Strikes Tree

A woman was injured when lightning struck a tree Sunday afternoon in west suburban Oak Park.


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Lightning Strike Prompts Evacuation Of Lombard Nursing Home

Lightning is suspected of causing a Saturday morning fire that forced more than 50 seniors to leave a nursing home in west suburban Lombard.


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Lightning Strike Causes Major Fire At Aurora City Building

A lightning strike overnight caused a major fire at the Aurora city administration building.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

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Lightning Strike Sets House On Fire In Long Grove

Lightning that struck a home’s satellite dish Sunday night in northwest suburban Long Grove started a fire that caused about $25,000 in damage, fire officials said.