Arlington Heights police and firefighters responded about 6 PM to a power line down across always a Palatine Road. Palatine Road is closed in both directions — express lanes and frontage lanes between Schoenbeck Road and Windsor Drive. A power line needs to be re-strung and is expected to be reinstalled by about 7:30 PM Saturday.
Neighbors in the area reported a power surge and a loud humming noise and then loss of power.
ComEd, Comcast, WOW technicians are on the scene and checking their lines.
Palatine Road — all lanes open in both directions at about 8:15 p.m.
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