Storm: Large Tree Takes Out 2 Poles, Power Lines on Mitchell Ave South of Campbell St, Arlington Heights

Tree down
Tree down.

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 25, 2020 to a report of a downed tree on power lines in the block of 0-99 South Mitchell Avenue. A small power outage occurred near Mitchell Avenue and Campbell Street.

Firefighters arrived to find a large tree down on power lines which displaced two wood utility poles about 45 degrees. No injuries were reported.

ComEd responded immediately, and work to remove the tree by an Asplundh crew began about 8:10 a.m. after the Village of Arlington Heights located water lines nearby and USIC located other utilities.

Asplundh crew removing downed tree on power line in Arlington Heights
Asplundh crew removing downed tree on power line in Arlington Heights.
Three of at least six ComEd trucks part of preparation to install two new utility poles and restore power lines
Three of at least six ComEd trucks part of preparation to install two new utility poles and restore power lines.
Tree down
Tree down.
Arlington Heights house damage from downed tree
Arlington Heights house damage from downed tree.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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Tree down
Tree down.