Authorities say lightning from a line of strong thunderstorms ignited a large fire at a petroleum terminal in downtown Kansas City, Kansas.

City fire Capt. Stan Castaneda says lightning struck a large storage tank at the Magellan Pipeline facility near downtown. The massive fire has sent flames and dark smoke billowing into the sky.


No injuries have been reported.

The storms passed through the Kansas City area Tuesday evening, producing strong winds, heavy rain and hail.

In Indianapolis, the National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes hit south of Indianapolis on Tuesday night. Scattered damage has been reported and more than 4,000 people are without electricity.