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Tag Archive | "transformer fire"

Transformer Fire, Power Outage Near Higgins Rd and Mall Drive, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:50 AM Wednesday to a report of a transformer fire at Higgins Road and Mall Drive Schaumburg, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics discovered several stoplights out and power out in the area. The Village of Schaumburg reported about 7:18 a.m. that all traffic signals were restored, except for the signals […]

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Fire Stopped by Alert Homeowner on Kennicott Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:45 a.m. Tuesday to a report of an outlet on fire at a house in the 800 block of North Kennicott Avenue. The homeowner extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher before firefighters arrived. The fire was possibly related to a transformer block plugged in to the outlet. […]

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Power Outage, Transformer Fire on North Salem, Power Lines Down on Blenheim Dr, Schaumburg

Schaumburg firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:14 a.m. Sunday to multiple reports of a transformer fire in the 1000 block of North Salem, near Kindercare. A power outage was also reported in the area. Firefighters checked for fire on a pole in the area, and reported that the fire was out. Power line trouble was also reported […]

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Transformer Fire Fueled by 35,000 of Mineral Oil on Pinnacle Peak Rd in Phoenix Area

Fire crews are battling a massive transformer fire inside an APS substation in Phoenix. Fire Capt. Scott Walker tells The Associated Press about 35,000 gallons of mineral oil in the substation will likely burn for hours. Phoenix Fire Department responded about 10 p.m. Monday west of 76th Street and Pinnacle Peak Road to a large […]

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High Winds Cause Some Power Problems Overnight

High winds and some aftermath from caused some lingering problems for Com Ed in the northwest suburbs. In Arlington Heights, a transformer was reported on fire near the Nissan dealership in the 1100 block of West Dundee Road aboiut 9:40 p.m. Thursday. About 12:40 a.m. Friday Arlington Heights police and firefighters responded to a report […]

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Posted in FIRE BLOG

Power Outage Affecting Stoplights, Neighborhoods without Power

Several stoplights reported out along Northwest Highway near Ridge, and Arlington Heights Road and Park about 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A transformer was reported on fire in the 700 block of South Warren Avenue in Palatine. Fire crews reported a 35,0000 volt line down with ComEd responding to the scene. Several houses without power in the […]

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Transformer Blew on East Rand, Power Out in Commercial Area

Arlington Heights Fire Department responded to a transformer that blew in the 700 block of East Rand Road about 5:15 a.m. Saturday. Power out in the area near Rand and Palatine Road and east of that intersection. Com Ed is responded about 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

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