Power line down on pickup truck on Dunton Avenue between Euclid Avenue and Hawthorne Street in Arlington Heights
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Power Line Down on Pickup Truck, Utility Pole Fire on Dunton Ave Near Hawthorne St Causes Power Outage to 350 in Arlington Heights

Firefighters and paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 9:39 a.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 to a report of an transformer that blew with a wire down that was arcing near Dunton Avenue and Euclid Avenue […]

Plaza Verde rear alley near a large power outage (Image capture October 2018 ©2021 Google)
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Large Power Outage Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove Near Plaza Verde Shopping Plaza — Over 500 Customers Affected

Firefighter/paramedics from Buffalo Grove responded about 1:31 p.m. Wednesday, February 17, 2021 to a report of a power outage following a loud buzzing noise and a loud boom nearby at Hair Directors Salon, 1251 West […]

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Two Power Outage Areas in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove Friday Morning: Northeast of Hintz and Arlington Heights Rd; and Near Near Northwest Community Hospital Along Central Rd

Firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 7:45 a.m. Friday, October 9, 2020 to a report of activated fire alarms at commercial/medical professional office buildings along Central Road near Northwest Community Hospital, 800 West Central Avenue. […]

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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 […]

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Power Outage Cancels Village Board Meeting, Disrupts Power to Over 1250 ComEd Customers, Downtown Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:51 PM Monday October 15, 2018 to a report of a utility pole transformer that was sparking and arcing at Sigwalt Street and Dunton Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. […]

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Power Outage Affects About 600 ComEd Customers; Lines Down, Transformer Explosions and Tree Fires, Mount Prospect

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS COM ED CUSTOMERS AFFECTED FOR A SHORT TIME Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:01 AM Wednesday June 27, 2018 to a report of numerous electric power problems starting at 1240 South […]

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Large Power Outage from Damaged Power Lines Affects About 1800 Customers in Palatine Near Rand Rd and Dundee Rd

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:00 AM Saturday January 20, 2018 to numerous trouble alarms near 1100 East Randville Drive Palatine, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received reports of numerous problems with burglar and fire […]

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Power Outage Affects NCH Busse Center for Specialty Medicine; Downed Power Lines Near St Simons

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:34 AM Thursday to 717 West Kirchhoff Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a power line was down near St Simon’s Church, near […]

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Power Outage in Elk Grove Village After Semi-Trailer Truck Hits Utility Pole Estes Ave West of Elmhurst Rd, Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:45 AM Monday to a report of hit-and-run semi-trailer truck crash with a utility pole Estes Avenue and Elmhurst Road Elk Grove Village, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics […]