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Power Lines, Trees/Branches Down: Storm Report from Severe Thunderstorm on Friday

Fri June 18 2010 4:22 pm
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Transformer on fire at Arlington Heights Road and Old Arlington Heights Road.

400 block South Harvard power line down.

400 block South Highland power arcing and sparking. Power line down and near a garage wall.

800 block South Mitchell power line down (Kirchhoff and Mitchell).

Tree branches/light pole? down Sigwalt and Vail Avenue

300 block South Gibbon line down — trees on fire in the backyard.

800 block of North Forrest power line down.

400 bock South Lincoln tree branch down on a power line.

Southwest corner of Schoenbeck and Camp McDonald large tree down on the power line.

1700 East Lilac tree down on a house.

800 North Kennicott Avenue line down.

700 block West Techny line down — tree fell, pole is bent over.

44 North Vail Avenue person stuck in elevator between second and third floor.

1200 block South Belmont tree down across lines.

400 block South Evanston tree down lines on fire.

Buffalo Grove
Power Station 1051 Commerce Court in Buffalo Grove transformers keep blowing and sparking.

Mount Prospect
Prospect Manor lines on fire on tree — large branch down on primary and secondary line.

1700 block East Kensington lightning strike, power line down

100 block South Cedar Street power line down
Rohlwing Road and Northwest Highway primary power line down. This is about the 700 block of East Northwest Highway in Palatine. A resale shop is reported on fire. The fire is at WINGS resale store at the northwest corner of Rohlwing Road and Northwest Highway (Route 14).

1000 block East Old Virginia Court — tree down on a house — roof open to the sky.

Com Ed
Reports heard on Friday that the call center at Com Ed was not fully functioning due to a storm-related problem at the time of the WINGS fire.

CLEAR SKIES?  Weather Data for Friday, June 18th, 2010

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