Lightning strike at townhouse with no fire in Arlington Heights
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Lightning Strike Damage, Smoke Showing with No Active Fire at Townhouse on Hawkes St Near Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights

963 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 11:06 a.m. Friday September 27, 2019 to an activated fire alarm followed by a report of a lightning strike with smoke in a townhouse in the […]

Jeep on fire after being ignited from radiant heat of gas flame out of ground
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Natural Gas Fire and Jeep Fire After Lightning Strike Brings Down Power Line, Transformer on Johnson St Near Cedar St, Palatine

201 Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:07 PM Saturday June 1, 2019 to a report of a downed power line and downed transformer after a lightning strike on Johnson Street east of the intersection […]

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Lightning Strike Investigation at House on Haman Rd, Inverness — Holy Family Catholic Community Parish

32 Inverness police and Palatine Rural FPD firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:07 AM Thursday August 2, 2018 to a report of a lightning strike at a house at 115 Haman Road Inverness, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics […]

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Woman Struck by Lightning Near Lake Shore Drive and Monroe Street After Navy Pier Fireworks, Chicago

37 Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:04 PM Wednesday July 4, 2018 to a report of a person struck by lightning, Lake Shore Drive and Monroe Street Chicago, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a […]

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Construction Worker Struck By Lightning at Construction Site Near I-290/Route 53 and Thorndale

29 Elk Grove Village firefighter/paramedics, Itasca firefighter/paramedics and Illinois State Police responded about 2:37 PM Monday to a report of a construction worker struck by lightning near southbound Route 53 and Thorndale Ave. Police and […]