LAKE FOREST, Unwell. — A suburban Chicago hospital stays closed after being evacuated on account of energy outages brought on by flooding.
Northwestern Drugs says in a press release on its web site that energy was restored Wednesday night time at Lake Forest Hospital following the outage earlier within the day, nevertheless it’s closed to medical operations on Thursday.
The assertion says 70 sufferers have been transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and different native amenities.
Lake County was amongst elements of Illinois hit onerous by flooding. Earlier Wednesday, Mundelein firefighters and cops evacuated about 25 individuals from an house constructing. Some senior residents have been taken away on small boats.
A line of thunderstorms had moved throughout northern Illinois, inflicting the flooding. The Nationwide Climate Service reported Libertyville recorded 6 inches of rainfall and Lake Forest had almost 6 inches.