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Power Line Down, About 100 ComEd Customers without Power Near Hickory Ave and Kensington Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:31 PM Thursday to a report of a power line down at Hickory Avenue and Kensington Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a […]

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Tree Branches on Power Lines on South Vail Ave in Arlington Heights Cause Power Outage to 100 People During Blackhawks-Lightning

Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:59 PM Monday to a report of tree branches down on power lines in the block of 900 South Vail Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Firefighters received a report that contact […]

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Metra Northwest Line Trains Halted Near Cumberland Train Station from Downed Comed Power Lines, Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighters responded about 6:15 AM Friday to a report of downed power lines near the Cumberland Station 475 East Northwest Highway Des Plaines, IL. Metra trains on the Union Pacific Northwest […]

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Power Outage and Euclid Ave Road Block From Downed Power Lines Near Waterman Ave, Arlington Heights — More Areas Affected

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:38 PM Thursday to a report of downed power lines and a tree down near Euclid Avenue and Waterman Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Residents also reported a sparking […]

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Storm Damage, Lines Down, Small Power Line-Related Fires, Tree Branches Down in Northwest and North Suburbs

Storm Causes Multiple Problems in Northwest Suburbs and North Suburbs Prospect Heights firefighters responded about 6:05 p.m. to a fire at a house with reported lines down in the 700 block of Maple Street. Firefighters […]

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Power Outage Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect After Power Lines Fall in Backyard Between Prindle Ave and Forrest Ave, North of Northwest Highway

Com Ed works on a utility pole just south of a yard where a tree was on fire after three primary lines fell in the backyards between Prindle Avenue and Forrest Avenue just north of […]

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Power Outage With Lines Down Near Arlington Heights Rd and Thompson Blvd, Buffalo Grove/Long Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:15 AM Friday to power lines down near Arlington Heights Road and Thomson Boulevard. Buffalo Grove firefighters reported discovering three main power lines down from pole to pole […]

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Downed Power Line: Arcing and Fire Threatens Home at Eastwood Ave and Highland St, Mount Prospect

Video of arcing power line with small fire threatening house about two feet away at Eastwood Avenue and Highland Street, Mount Prospect Thursday morning after a thunderstorm pass through. Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded […]

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Severe Thunderstorm, Lightning, Wind Gusts Bring Down Poles and Trees in Southern Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village

Mount Prospect, Rolling Meadows Also Affected by Storm Winds Schaumburg police and firefighters and Elk Grove police and firefighters responded to trees and utility poles down in southern Schaumburg and southern Elk Grove Village. Trees […]