Dump Truck Fire on Thorndale Ave Near Lively Blvd, Elk Grove Village — Power Outage With Truck On Power Line

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:11 AM Monday to a report of a truck fire on a power line across the street from 1060 Thorndale Ave Elk Grove Village, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a dump truck was on fire and on top of a live power line. Rescuers also received a report that no one was inside the dump truck.

Police confirmed the truck was on top of a power line, and was on the Wood Dale side (eastbound side) of Thorndale Avenue.

Elk Grove Truck 7 crew arrived to find a fully-involved dump truck on fire and off the road.

Wood Dale and Itasca firefighters also responded to the scene.

Com Ed arrived about 11:43 a.m. According to the ComEd Power Outage map, about 296 ComEd customers are without power in the area.

There was still a small amount of fire on the rear wheels of the trailer. Firefighters were hampered applying direct water on the fire because of the live power line.

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood of dump truck fire and downed power line on Thorndale Avenue near Lively Boulevard …


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