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Tag Archive | "Nicor"

Car Crash into Townhouse Off Hainesville Rd Breaks Gas Line, Starts Fire On Patriot Dr

73 Round Lake fighter/paramedics responded about 4:25 AM Friday to a crash into a townhouse with injuries and fire at 450 Patriot Drive Hainesville, IL. Upon arrival fire and police found a car into the corner of a townhouse off of Hainesville Road with fire and a gas leak. As the fire burned, the second […]

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Strong Smell of Natural Gas Elk Grove Village, Mount Prospect, Southern Arlington Heights

45 Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:46 p.m. Monday to a report of a strong smell of natural gas just north of the intersection of Arlington Heights Road and Higgin Road. Firefighters discovered that NICOR was “blowing down” a main gas line near the intersection of Cosman and Winston in Elk Grove […]

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Forklift Hits Overhead Ceiling Gas Heater; Gas Leak at Packaging Supply Warehouse on Mitchell Blvd, Schaumburg

30 Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:23 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a gas leak after a forklift hit an overhead, ceiling gas-powered heater in a warehouse at JIT Packaging, 1365 Mitchell Boulevard. Employees heard a hissing noise coming from a pipe connected to the ceiling heating unit and smelled gas from the […]

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Northwest Community Hospital Receives $78,370 Check from Nicor Gas for Implementing Natural Gas Efficiencies

26 Northwest Community Hospital was presented a $78,370 rebate check by Nicor Gas on Wednesday for the hospital’s achievement in Nicor’s Energy Efficiency Program. Bob Klasek, vice president of Facilities Management at NCH, accepted the check from Nicor Gas President Ralph Cleveland. Last year NCH worked with Edwards Engineering to upgrade the burners on two […]

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Arlington Heights Firefighters Respond to Gas Like on West Salt Creek Ln

34 Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:10 a.m. Thursday to a report of a gas meter knocked off of a building at Alexian Brothers Health Systems, 3040 West Salt Creek. Firefighters received a report that the building was being evacuated. Nicor shut off the gas by 9:25 a.m.

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Outside Gas Main Break on Greenleaf, Elk Grove Village

54 UPDATE: Leak was repaired about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Building checked for safety and occupants allowed back to their buildings. Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:25 a.m. Tuesday to an outside gas main break in the 2400 block of Greenleaf near Randall Metals. Evacuations are in progress in the area. Des Plaines […]

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Rolling Meadows Gas Leak: Northeast Corner Algonquin Rd & Old Wilke Rd/Weber, Algonquin Rd Blocked, Evacuations

31 Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:40 p.m. Friday to a gas main leak at the intersection of Algonquin Road and Old Wilke. Rescuers received a report from a contractor that a gas line was ruptured on the northeast corner of Algonquin Road and Old Wilke. Algonquin Road is blocked to all traffic. […]

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Reported ‘Fireball’ Shot Out of Manhole Near Higgins Rd and Lively Blvd with Power Outage

27 Elk Grove Village responded about 9:30 a.m. Friday to a report of an explosion that caused a ‘fireball’ to shoot out from a manhole near Higgins Road and Lively Boulevard. Smoke was reported rising out of the manhole after the explosion. Firefighters on the scene reporting high gas levels. Both Nicor and Com Ed […]

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Power Outage Affecting Stoplights, Neighborhoods without Power

24 Several stoplights reported out along Northwest Highway near Ridge, and Arlington Heights Road and Park about 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A transformer was reported on fire in the 700 block of South Warren Avenue in Palatine. Fire crews reported a 35,0000 volt line down with ComEd responding to the scene. Several houses without power in […]

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Chevy Avalanche Rear-Ends Sedan in Crash at Lake Cook Road and Highland, Sends Car Into House

49 A car crash knocked out a window frame and a gas meter, which is seen at the lower left of the photo. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:05 a.m. Wednesday to a crash at Lake Cook Road and Highland Avenue. The driver of a Chevy Avalanche apparently rear-ended a large sedan, which […]

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Family in Elgin Home Gas Explosion Jan. 12 Files Lawsuit Against Nicor

20 Corboy & Demetrio Sues Nicor for Home Gas Explosion, Fire and Residents’ Injuries Chicago, IL (January 29, 2010) Corboy & Demetrio personal injury lawyer Francis Patrick Murphy filed a lawsuit in Chicago against the gas company, Nicor, Inc., on behalf of homeowners Isaias Montes and Rutila Morales, their children, and Fabiola Martinez for injuries […]

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Utility Natural Gas Odor, Then House Explosion in Elgin: Six Injured

130 Video at house explosion in Elgin about thirty minutes after blast on Elma Avenue. Elgin Fire Department responded to a house explosion and fire about 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at 708 Elma Avenue in Elgin. An apparent natural gas leak caused an explosion and fire that destroyed the house. Six people were transported to hospitals […]

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