WINFIELD, Ill. (CBS) -- Neighbors in west suburban Winfield were alarmed Monday afternoon when lightning hit a tree and a resident of a neighboring house felt the shock.
The Winfield Fire Protection District said lightning hit a tree in the 27-W-100 block of Fleming Drive.
The lightning was heard throughout town and the fire department had numerous calls about it.
Winfield police said a neighbor called reporting feeling a huge electric shock in their house, but the person was not injured.
Reports of people being struck by lightning in Winfield turned out to be erroneous.
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