Preparing to tow silver Mercedes sedan off of railroad tracks at Ridge Avenue and Northwest Highway in Arlington Heights
FIRE BLOG

Car Crash with Metra Train Kills Driver in Arlington Heights, Interrupts Train Service on UP Northwest Line

1,834 Car crash with Metra passenger train at US-14 and Ridge Avenue/Walnut Avenue in Arlington Heights. Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 2:10 p.m Thursday, November 12, 2020 to a report that a […]

Dunton Avenue crossing with toll free number and DOT number
Trains

Take Extra Care at Downtown Railroad Crossings in Arlington Heights (Actually Any Crossings) in Case of Gate Malfunctions

2,812 Overnight Wednesday/Thursday at about 1:15 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, an outbound Metra train was arriving at the Arlington Heights Metra train station. The train was westbound at Arlington Heights Road, but as the […]