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.
A teenager from Downers Grove was struck and killed by lightning during Thursday’s thunderstorms, the DuPage County coroner confirmed.
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.
A woman was injured when lightning struck a tree Sunday afternoon in west suburban Oak Park.
Lightning is suspected of causing a Saturday morning fire that forced more than 50 seniors to leave a nursing home in west suburban Lombard.
A lightning strike overnight caused a major fire at the Aurora city administration building.
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.