WINFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — Neighbors in west suburban Winfield were alarmed Monday afternoon when lightning hit a tree and a resident of a neighboring house felt the shock.
The Winfield Fire Protection District said lightning hit a tree in the 27-W-100 block of Fleming Drive.READ MORE: Desperate To Find More Staff, Some Fast Food Restaurants Recruiting Customers
The lightning was heard throughout town and the fire department had numerous calls about it.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Boy Shot On Porch In West Garfield Park
Winfield police said a neighbor called reporting feeling a huge electric shock in their house, but the person was not injured.MORE NEWS: Chicago Police Officers Refusing To Report Vaccine Status Expected To Protest Outside Police Headquarters Tuesday
Reports of people being struck by lightning in Winfield turned out to be erroneous.