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: Chicago Weather: August Starts On The Cooler Side
The lightning was heard throughout town and the fire department had numerous calls about it.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance Of Storms Overnight; A Quiet Pattern To Come
Winfield police said a neighbor called reporting feeling a huge electric shock in their house, but the person was not injured.MORE NEWS: At Least 2 People Killed, 32 Wounded In Gun Violence In Chicago So Far This Weekend
Reports of people being struck by lightning in Winfield turned out to be erroneous.