Lightning may have struck a home in unincorporated Glen Ellyn.
Firefighters were called to stratford court near glen valley drive, at 9-30 last night.
They called for back-up after arriving to find flames coming from the roof of the home.
Eight other departments responded, and put out the fire.
Firefighters covered most of the first-floor furniture with tarps to minimize the damage.
No one was injured.
The family was allowed to return home.
Investigators are working to determine if lightning was the cause of the fire.