Many residents are reporting an orange glow in the sky near Minooka. A stack from a plant near Route 6 and Ridge Road had an abnormal burnoff Tuesday night.
Lightning strikes apparently caused at least five house fires or building fires in southwest suburbs.
Lightning strike and working structure fire at 775 Autumn, Bolingbrook.
Lightning strike and working fire 592 East 13th Street, Lockport with fire showing from the second floor of a two-story house.
Lightning strike and working fire in the 8600 block of Brookside Glen, Tinley Park … report of a house hit by lightning.
Lightning strike and working fire at 1106 Augustana Drive in Naperville.
Lightning strike and working fire at 22571 Home Court in Frankfort (Photos: facebook.com/ChicagoAreaFire).
See Minnoka stack flare/fire photos …