Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:57 AM Wednesday to a report of a downed power line at 2730 North Kennicott Ave Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a power line down in the backyard with a tree on fire.
Engine 4’s crew reported a primary line against a tree and smoking at 9:03 a.m.
Firefighters requested ComEd to the scene.
No widespread power outage reported as of 9:25 a.m. ComEd reported five customers without power in the area of Kennicott Avenue and Braeside Drive with restoration time estimated at 1:15 p.m.
ComEd Report 9:35 a.m.
Customers Affected: Less than 5
Crew Status: Additional Crews Dispatched
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Sep 21, 1:15 PM
While morning thunderstorms passing through during rush hour were considered sub-severe by the National Weather Service Office Chicago, there was some storm damage in the northwest suburbs. About 242 people were reported without power after damage to power lines from a lightning strike near Hillcrest Boulevard and Hampton Road.
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