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Tag Archive | "utility pole fire"

Power Outage on Hickory Ave Near Frederick St Arlington Heights, IL — Utility Pole, Transformer Fire

Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:56 AM Monday to a report of a utility pole and transformer on fire in the block of 900 North Hickory Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a transformer was on fire in a backyard. Firefighters confirmed that the transformer on top of a utility […]

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Power Outage on Highland Ave Near Elm St Arlington Heights, IL — Utility Pole, Transformer Fire

VIDEO: Firefighters extinguish a utility pole fire in the backyard of a home on Highland Avenue near Elm Street in Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:45 PM Sunday to a report of a utility pole and transformer on fire in the block of 900 North Highland Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics […]

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Electric Utility Pole Fire Close to B&M Plastic Building on Arthur Ave, Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:06 PM Tuesday to a utility pole fire between buildings at 2001 Arthur Avenue Elk Grove Village, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that flames were as close as three feet from the building. Police on the scene confirmed flames showing near a high voltage transformer. […]

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Utility Pole Fire and Transformer Explosion on Rand Road Just East of Dundee Rd., Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:36 AM Monday to hey report of a utility pole on fire with a transformer exploded on ran Road just east of Dundee Road, near McDonald’s. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a utility pole and the power lines were on fire and then a transformer exploded, starting […]

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Utility Pole on Fire Near Kirchoff Rd and Chapman Ct, Rolling Meadows

Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:32 AM Thursday to a report of a utility pole on fire near Kirchoff Road and Chapman Court. Police on the scene first reported that the pole was burned through about three-quarters “of the way” and about to fall into the roadway. Com Ed called to the scene.

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Des Plaines Electrical Inspector, David Mugerditchian, Dies in Fire at Hoffman Estates Home

Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:22 a.m. Monday to a report of an explosion or popping noise and a man down on fire with burns with a backyard shed burning in the 1000 block of Hillcrest Boulevard. Firefighters arrived to find a burn victim with a shed fully involved with flames that extended […]

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Utility Pole Blazes in the Middle of the Night on North Douglas Ave

Looked much worse than it was: Utility pole blazes in the middle of the night with minimal damage, except to landscaping in backyards in the 700 block of North Douglas. Arlington Heights police and firefighters responded just before 11:00 p.m. Wednesday to a fully-involved utility pole fire in the backyard of a residence in the […]

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Freezing Rain Causes Isolated Trouble Overnight

Freezing rain was the likely cause of a transformer or fuse problem on a utility power at Vail and South Street. Firefighters found a slow burn on the pole near the fuse. Freezing rain brought down a tree onto the roadway on Central Road between Arlington Heights Road and Northwest Community Hospital about 5:30 a.m.

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