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updated: 6/19/2014 4:48 PM

Schaumburg fire blamed on lightning strike

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Daily Herald report

Schaumburg firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a single-family home on the 500 block of East Weathersfield Way that reportedly was sparked by a lightning strike at 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

No residents of the home or firefighters were injured. Information was not immediately available Thursday on the extent of the damage or whether the home remains habitable.

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