Residents have been displaced after multiple buildings were damaged in Huntley while an active tornado warning was in effect Wednesday evening, officials said.
The Huntley Fire Protection District and Huntley Police Department responded around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday to the 10700 block of Timer Drive West for a report of storm damage.
Huntley Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Michael Pierce told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that the roof of an apartment building had blown off.
Crews also found a second apartment building, located adjacent to the first, in the 11400 block of Douglas Avenue with damage.
The Douglas Avenue building had broken windows and also had its roof blown off, Pierce said.
Trees were down and other debris was scattered around the neighborhood.
The Huntley Building Department deemed both apartment buildings uninhabitable.
Pierce said the residents of both buildings, which totaled approximately eight units, were displaced.
The American Red Cross is assisting residents with living arrangements.
The Huntley Public Works is working to clean up the area.
The fire department was also called to the StorSafe of Huntley North, 11200 Kiley Drive, after the storage building’s roof sustained damage.
A residence in the 11400 block of Russell Drive also sustained roof damage after a tree branch went through the roof, Pierce said.
Crews also responded to calls for power lines down in Huntley following the storm.
No injuries were reported at any of the locations the fire department was called to Wednesday evening.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning around 6:13 p.m. for southern McHenry County, including Huntley, Algonquin, Cary and Crystal Lake.
The weather service said they had radar-indicated rotation in the area that prompted the warning.