Lightning Strikes Tree In Palatine, Gas Line Left RupturedLightning struck and took down a tree in Palatine as storms blew through the area Tuesday, damaging the sidewalk and a gas line.
Lightning Strike Blamed For Chesterton, Indiana House FireA lightning strike set a house on fire in Chesterton, Indiana Sunday morning.
Boy Struck By Lightning At Soccer Tournament In Kane County; 'When It Hit, He Blacked Out'A teenager was rushed to the hospital Sunday after a lightning strike during a soccer tournament in Kane County.
3 Children Recovering After Lightning Hit Near Their Round Lake Bus StopA 13-year-old girl and two of her classmates were knocked unconscious when they were hit by lightning near their bus stop Thursday morning.
Three Children Injured By Lightning Strike In Round Lake HeightsThree children were injured by a lightning strike Thursday morning in north suburban Round Lake Heights.
Lightning Strike Sends Woman To Hospital Burn UnitA lightning strike hit a northwest suburban woman attending the Country Thunder Music Fest just over the Wisconsin border.
Teen, 4-Year-Old Girl Struck By Lightning At Sheridan Fireworks ShowAn 18-year-old man and a 4-year-old girl were critically injured in a lightning strike just before the Fourth of July fireworks show in far southwest suburban Sheridan on Wednesday.
3 Injured In Lightning Strikes In City, SuburbsThree people were injured in lightning strikes as thunderstorms moved through the Chicago area overnight.
Saturday's Storms Cause DamageLightning was a big problem for firefighters Saturday evening. In Geneva there was a house fire started by a lightning strike.
Lightning Strike Ruptures Gas Main In Monee, Homes EvacuatedEight homes were evacuated Thursday morning in south suburban Monee, after a lightning strike ruptured a natural gas main.
Metra Train Struck By LightningTuesday morning’s storms caused hundreds of Metra passengers to be late, after lightning apparently struck a Union Pacific-North Line train.
Evanston Home Uninhabitable After Lightning Strike Causes FireA neighbor called to report that lightning had struck a two-story house in the 1500 block of Wesley Avenue at 8:19 p.m. and that there was smoke coming from the roof, according to a statement from the Evanston Fire Department.
Lightning Strikes Vernon Hills Apartment BuildingFour families were in need of shelter Monday evening after lightning struck an apartment building in north suburban Vernon Hills.
Lightning Strike Ignites Gas Line In OswegoLightning struck a stop sign in southwest suburban Oswego around 11 p.m. Tuesday, igniting an underground gas line, sending flames 12 to 20 feet in the air.
Lightning Strike Likely Cause Of House Fire In ElmhurstFirefighters who responded about 12:40 a.m. to the home in the 900 block of South Saylor Avenue found fire in the attic above the garage, the Elmhurst Fire Department said in a statement.