Large Power Outage in Wheeling and Prospect Heights; At Least 4500 without Power

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Wheeling police responded about 9:50 AM Sunday to numerous activated alarms and reports of power outages in Wheeling and Prospect Heights. Police received a report of a large power-related explosion in the ComEd substation off of Wheeling Road just north of Palatine Road (east of the Segerdahl facility on North Wheeling Road).

Police responded to numerous activated burglary alarms and multiple reports of traffic signal out.

Some power may have been coming back online by about 11:00 a.m. Hintz Road and Wolf Road was still out at 11:04 a.m.

Camp McDonald Rd and Elaine Circle
Customers Affected: 895
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Near Camp McDonald Rd and Railroad Tracks
Customers Affected: 186
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Near Hintz Road and Wolf Road
Customers Affected: 719
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Near Wille Avenue and Walnut Avenue
Customers Affected: 532
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Near Hintz Road and Glenn Avenue
Customers Affected: 60
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Near Carpenter Avenue and Glenn Avenue
Customers Affected: 188
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Near Wolf Rd and Meadowbrook Lane
Customers Affected: 1,639
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Near Hintz Road and Chaddick Drive
Customers Affected: 54
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Near Noel Avenue and Alice Street
Customers Affected: 42
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM74

Near Palatine Rd and Capitol Drive
Customers Affected: 200
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

Palatine Road and the Railroad Tracks
Customers Affected: 74
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 12:00 PM

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to numerous activated alarms and reports of power outages near 42.115238, -87.920244 (110 West Palatine Road Wheeling, IL) …



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