Arlington Heights police, firefighters and paramedics responded about 10:04 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2022 to several Automatic Fire Alarms due to a power line disturbance. Palatine Fire Department responded about 9:01 p.m. to a power report of a power pole on fire at Northwest Highway and Warren Avenue in Palatine near the border with Arlington Heights.
Palatine firefighters requested ComEd to the scene. Northwest Highway was blocked in both directions at Warren Avenue while the utility pole was burning.
A widespread power outage reported as of ComEd reported
Arlington Heights/Downtown and West
Customers Affected: 1035
Number of Outages: 3
Earliest Report 10:01 p.m.
Estimated Restoration: Mar 6 12:15 a.m.
Palatine/Warren and US 14
Customers Affected: 5
Number of Outages: 1
Earliest Report 9:52 p.m.
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Mar 6 2:00 a.m.
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