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 about one mile north near Blenheim Drive and Churchill Road and Bladon Road. Firefighters discovered a powerline down on a fence that was live and arcing. Firefighters called for ComEd to expedite to prevent an entire fence from catching on fire.
A widespread power outage was reported in Schaumburg and Hoffman Estates.
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