Wide Area Power Outage Near Krueger Rd and Gilmer Rd with Lines Down and Utility Pole Fire on Krueger Rd Near Eleanor Dr, Long Grove

Lake County Sheriff’s deputies and Long Grove firefighters responded about Monday December 2, 2019 to a report of an arcing wire at Krueger Road and Brook Hill Drive in Long Grove. Squad 55’s crew on arrival reported a utility pole on fire about 11:36 a.m.

Long Grove fire command on arrival reported a pole on fire and requested Lake County Sheriff’s deputies to expedite to the scene to block Krueger Road and to block Gilmer Road between Diamond Lake Road and Krueger Road where power lines were down.

ComEd arrived on the scene about 11:44 a.m. Fire command identified the address of the utility pole fire as Krueger Road just north of Eleanor Drive

ComEd isolated the power and secured the area of the utility pole fire and firefighters went to work to extinguish the fire at 12:05 p.m. The fire was extinguished at 12:13 p.m. Firefighters cleared the scene about 12:25 p.m., but ComEd were going to work to restore power over a wide area with numerous outages.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reported about 1:03 p.m. that Gilmer Road and Krueger Roads were back open. The Lake County Sheriff’s office at 1:03 p.m. also reported that 2,000 area structures remained without power while ComEd tends to the situation.

INITIAL ROAD CLOSURES:
Gilmer Road is closed between Diamond Lake Road and Krueger Rd, Long Grove – due to downed power lines.
Krueger Road is also closed from Rt 22 to Diamond Lake Road.

— Lake County Sheriff’s Office

ComEd Power Outage Reports …

Kreuger Rd and Thimbleweed Trail
Customers Affected: 122
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Dec 2, 7:30 PM

Willow Springs Rd and Osage Ln
Customers Affected: 1,039
Crew Status: Crews Working
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Dec 2, 7:15 PM

Tahoe Drive and Eagle Drive
Customers Affected: 158
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Dec 2, 7:15 PM

Thorne Grove Drive and Westmoreland
Customers Affected: 81
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Dec 2, 7:15 PM

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