Utility pole catches fire, lightning is likely the cause

By Beau Ebenezer

Utility pole catches fire, lightning is likely the cause

May 8, 2014 Updated May 8, 2014 at 10:10 PM CDT

PEKIN, Ill. -- A handful of Pekin residents were without power Thursday night after a utility pole caught on fire.

Firefighters were on the scene near 14th and Koch streets.

They said lighting likely sparked the blaze.