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Tag Archive | "ComEd"

Power Outage Affects About 600 ComEd Customers; Lines Down, Transformer Explosions and Tree Fires, Mount Prospect

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS COM ED CUSTOMERS AFFECTED FOR A SHORT TIME Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:01 AM Wednesday June 27, 2018 to a report of numerous electric power problems starting at 1240 South Elmhurst Road Mount Prospect, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of activated alarms and power problems. At 1240 South […]

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Conant High School Teen, a Carnegie Hero, Killed in High-Speed Crash on Wiley Rd Near I-90 and Meacham

VIEWER DISCRETION: Driver killed when Subaru Outback hits concrete electricity transmission tower on Wiley Road, Schaumburg. Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:48 PM Sunday March 11, 2018 to a report of a crash with injuries and possibly a car fire, 42.058756, -88.045593 (Meacham Road and Interstate 90 Schaumburg, Il). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a […]

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Large Power Outage from Damaged Power Lines Affects About 1800 Customers in Palatine Near Rand Rd and Dundee Rd

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:00 AM Saturday January 20, 2018 to numerous trouble alarms near 1100 East Randville Drive Palatine, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received reports of numerous problems with burglar and fire alarms at about 4:00 a.m. Some power started returning to normal by 4:33 a.m. ComEd reported up to 1800 customers […]

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Microburst Damaged Northwest Suburbs from Elgin to Elk Grove and Itasca Friday Evening, July 21, 2017

Talbot’s Mill, Elk Grove Village Storm Damage Friday July 21, 2017 Strong winds from a microburst downed trees, damage roofs and damaged power lines from Elgin to Schaumburg, to Hoffman Estates and to Elk Grove Village and Itasca on Friday July 21, 2017 just before 5:00 p.m. About 90,000 ComEd customers were without power, but […]

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Downed Power Lines Near St Simon’s Church, Arlington Heights — 420 Without Power Near Pioneer Park

UPDATE: Kirchhoff Rd is re-opened. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:34 AM Thursday to 717 West Kirchhoff Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a power line was down near St Simon’s Church, near Kirchhoff Road and Fernandez Avenue. Due to repairs with ComEd trucks in the roadway, Kirchhoff […]

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Arlington Heights Storm Summary: Power Outages with 2000 Customers Out, Downed Trees

Storm Damage to Power Line on Kensington Road and Forrest Avenue, Park and Arlington Heights Road (small 6s clip from Gregory Lane in Buffalo Grove is included in error). Arlington Heights and the northwest suburbs were hit by a narrow but powerful line of thunderstorms about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017. According to the […]

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ComEd Repairing “Cable Fault” Affecting Miner School at Dryden Pl and Miner St, Arlington Heights

ComEd crews were working on a cable fault in the area of Miner and Dryden Sunday afternoon and Sunday night, April 30, 2017. A neighbor report lights flashing on and off at Miner School 1101 East Miner Street in Arlington Heights. ComEd reported less than five customers were affected due to damaged power lines, and […]

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Olive School Danger: Stunning Lack of Health, Safety and Security at District 25’s Olive-Mary Stitt School Playground

Electricity Transformer Brings Danger Close to Playground; Gas Utility Not Protected Observations of the Olive-Mary Stitt School playground and the school’s east entrance reveal several health, safety and security issues that could bring harm to children and staff, and expose District 25 to serious liability. Design, safety and protection aspects of electric and gas utilities […]

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Five Large Power Outages and Wind Damage in Arlington Heights Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Video from three areas in Arlington Heights showing severe tree damage from high winds in the 50 mph range on March 8, 2017. Police and firefighter/paramedics responded to numerous reports of trees down on houses, branches or trees down on power lines, and even people being blown to the ground Wednesday. Arlington Heights police and […]

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Citizens Utility Board Warns of Rip-Offs By Alternative Electricity Suppliers

Officials at the Citizens Utility Board Thursday February 16, 2016 warned residents in Arlington Heights and neighboring northwest suburbs to beware of potentially bad deals pitched by electric aggregation companies taking advantage of residents in suburbs that are ending their community power deals. “People should know that it’s likely that ComEd is your best bet […]

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Power Outage for Lines Down on Hawthorne St West of Dunton Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:31 AM Saturday, Janurary 14, 2017 to downed power lines at 11 West Hawthorne Street Arlington Heights, IL. Firefighter/paramedics received a report of power lines down across a sidewalk after a transformer blew. A caller reported no arcing in the area. There was a small power outage in the neighborhood. […]

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Light Pole and Power Lines Down on Old Hicks Rd Near Rand Grove Ln, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:09 AM Saturday to a report of a light pole down with lines down 748 East Rand Grove Lane Palatine, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a power line was down across the roadway. Firefighters on scene reported a pole down and lines down across Hicks Road, […]

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