Power Outage: Blown Transformer and Utility Pole Fire on Old Buffalo Grove Rd Near Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights

Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report about 4:23 a.m. Friday, February 24, 2017 of a blown transformer with a fire on the ground.

Buffalo Grove Fire Department Tower Ladder 25’s crew on arrival reported a utility pole on fire at the base of the pole.

Power lines are also down in the area. Some power lines down are reported to be on the west side of Old Buffalo Grove Road.

ComEd reported early this morning that 745 customers were without power. Initially ComEd reported a restoration time of 6:30 a.m. on February 24, but at 6:23 a.m. ComEd reported a restoration time of 2:00 p.m.

Customers Affected: 747
Crew Status: Crew Working
Probable Cause: Damaged Power Line(s)
Estimated Restoration: Feb 24, 2:00 PM


ENGINE(S): E26 dispatched back to the scene about 6:51 a.m.

TRUCK(S): T ?? T ?? TL25



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LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood blown transformer and utility pole fire on near 3600 Old Buffalo Grove Road Arlington Heights, Il …

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