Evanston city officials say they believe this photo shows the lightning bolt that sparked a house fire at 1510 Wesley Ave. last Wednesday evening.
Fire Chief Greg Klaiber says the image was captured by a city camera mounted atop the Rotary International building.
The fire did substantial damage to the home and firefighters had to fight the blaze amid a torrential downpour. But no injuries were reported.
Lightning sparks fire in home on Wesley (6/22/16)