Severe Thunderstorm Causes Some Tree and Power Line Damage

High winds during a thunderstorm caused some damage to trees and power lines as a severe thunderstorm passed through Arlington Heights beginning just before 10:15 p.m. Thursday.

A large tree was reported down in the roadway at Dryden and Fairview.

A tree was also reported to have fallen on a house in the 400 block of South Windsor.

A transformer/power problem causing arcing in the 400 block of North Drury was reported about 9:45 p.m. Thursday.

A fallen tree branch brought down a power line that went pole-to-pole in the 300 block of West Phelps.

ComEd and Arlington Heights public works crews were working to repair or cleanup the incidents.