Storm Aftermath Reports for Tuesday Night Storm


A line of thunderstorms passing the northwest suburbs from 9:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. caused some damage in the suburbs Tuesday night.

Power lines down and on fire in a parking lot in the 600 block of West Central Road, Arlington Heights.

Power outages or intermittent power drops reported in the area south of Northwest Highway between Arlington Heights Road and Windsor.

Transformer on fire behind Dana Point Apartments, 1415 East Central Road.

Flooding of Wheeling Road just north of Hintz Road in Wheeling — some cars stuck in the water.

Smoke coming from an electrical vault near Burger King on McHenry Road in Buffalo Grove.

Numerous burglary alarms and fire alarms activated.

Little Rock Fox firefighters responded to a hazard with a tree into a roof of a house (unknown address).

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 two-story home in the 22500 block of Home Court, Frankfort.

ComEd reported that the storms disrupted power to 49,000 customers. By 4 a.m., 36,000 were without power. The northern suburbs experienced about 50% of the outages

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