Severe storms hit Chicago area causing fires, damage
A series of severe storms rolled through the Chicago area overnight causing fires and damage.
On 27th and South Central Avenue, lighting struck a family home. People inside that home were able to get out as fire crews arrived.
In suburban Darien, a lighting strike damaged the roof of a town-home, and sparked a fire. Two units were damaged, no one was hurt.
In LaSalle County, high winds knocked over utility poles. It’s unclear if any outages were caused.