Two Houses Reported Struck by Lightning N. Buffalo Grove Rd, N. Amhurst Ct Rd

Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics and police responded to the 2700 block of North Buffalo Grove Road and the 2200 block of Amhurst Court.

First fire officials on the scene at Amhurst Court reported the chimney showed signs of a lightning strike with the chimney unstable. Police were checking for fire, but no signs of smoke or fire were visible.

Firefighters were also checking the address in the 2700 block of North Buffalo Grove Road. No sign of smoke or fire at the North Buffalo Grove Road address.

Arlington Heights firefighters were assisted by Prospect Heights firefighters on Amhurst Court.



Radar captured at about 9:50 a.m. Friday, July 22, 2011. See Live full screen radar.


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