A pair of Cahokia businesses were damaged by lightning during Sunday night storms across the metro-east.
According to fire department reports, lighting struck an electrical transformer on the roof or the Walmart store at 1511 Camp Jackson Road. A second strike caused a small fire at a Praxair distributor near the intersection of Illinois 3 and Judith Lane.
No one was injured and there was no significant damage at either building.
There were reports of power outages overnight in the O’Fallon area.
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But, according to Ameren Illinois, there were only about 150 customers without power across St. Clair County and about 60 in Madison County as of about 7 a.m. Two people were without power in Monroe County.