Power Outage: Lines Sparking, Arcing in Trees & Grass Behind Walmart, Near Ardyce, Centennial in Mt. Prospect


Mount Prospect police and firefighters responded about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday to a report of sparking and arcing power lines in the area of 900 Centennial. Neighbors from a wide area came out to see the power lines. Some of the lines fell and were arcing on the ground.  Police and firefighters received numerous calls. The area is just behind the Walmart Supercenter on Rand Road in Mount Prospect.

There is a possibility of  electrical trouble inside one of the residences.  A neighbor reported buzzing behind an outlet. A resident reported an outlet. Firefighters are checking the area. Com Ed is also responding to the scene, but had not arrived as of 10:10 p.m.

Two primary lines are down after a tree branch fell on the lines.

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