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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. A power outage connected to utility pole and power line trouble has canceled the 8:00 p.m.Arlington Heights Village Board Meeting. […]

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Storm Damage Report for Northwest Suburbs, North Suburbs on Tuesday Night Aug. 28, 2018

Severe Thunderstorms have begun to diminish as the thunderstorm cells decrease in intensity and pass to the east for the remainder of Tuesday night. The following are a sample of storm-related incidents. Get updated information at referral to ComEd Outage Map at Arlingtoncardinal.com/ComEd OR Arlingtoncardinal.com/poweroutage Tree into a house 28215 West Fox River Rd in […]

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Semi-Trailer Truck Strikes Overhead Lines Near LA Fitness, Mount Prospect Plaza

Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:42 AM Tuesday July 17, 2018 to a report of a semi-trailer truck striking and bringing down overhead power and/or data lines near LA Fitness, Mount Prospect Plaza and Central Road Mount Prospect, Il. Firefighters from Tower Ladder 13’s crew confirmed that power lines were hit, and requested […]

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Power Outage Near Arlington International Racecourse and Near Fremd High School, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:24 AM Thursday to Harvard Drive and Illinois Avenue Palatine, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that an electrical box near the baseball diamonds at Fremd High School was smoking. The caller heard a bang and then saw a green electrical box smoking. Damaged power lines were also […]

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Power Outage “Transformer Hit” Power Lines Down Near Roosevelt and Central Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:28 PM Tuesday to a report of a transformer hit by lightning with arcing and flames in the block of 900 South Roosevelt Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that lightning may have struck a transformer. Fire and arcing was reported to be spreading […]

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Power Failure in Palatine After Garbage Truck Hits Power Lines on Colfax Street

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:10 AM Wednesday to a report of a power line hit by a truck in the 500 block of West Colfax Street. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a garbage truck hit a power line and brought a power line down. Police first on the scene reported a […]

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Hicks and Kirchoff Barricades: Hicks Rd Still Closed Between Kirchoff Rd and Euclid Ave, Rolling Meadows

A semi-trailer truck hit sagging power lines on Hicks Road north of Kirchoff Road and pulled down many lines and snapped four utility poles Wednesday night … See 40 photos on Facebook.com/CardinalEmergencies. Hicks Road was still closed Friday morning at 9:15 a.m. between Kirchoff Road and Euclid Avenue after a semi-trailer truck snagged some sagging […]

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Grass Fire, Snapped Utility Poles As Semi-Trailer Truck Hits Power Lines on Hicks Rd at Kirchoff Rd, Rolling Meadows

A semi-trailer truck hit sagging power lines on Hicks Road north of Kirchoff Road and pulled down many lines and snapped four utility poles Wednesday night (See 40 photos on Facebook.com/CardinalEmergencies). Rolling Meadows police and firefighters received a report about 6:53 p.m. Thursday of a power line down at Kirchoff Road and Hicks Road. Emergency […]

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Record 868,000 Homes & Businesses with Power Outages Due to Severe Thunderstorm, High Winds in Chicagoland

Scenes from the aftermath of a Derecho thunderstorm that hit Arlington Heights with sustained 60 mph plus winds, and damaged mostly west and north neighborhoods of Arlington Heights. A record 868,000 ComEd home and business customers were without power after a high winds associated with severe thunderstorms crossed Chicagoland Monday morning. North of the City […]

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Power Outage: Lines Sparking, Arcing in Trees & Grass Behind Walmart, Near Ardyce, Centennial in Mt. Prospect

Mount Prospect police and firefighters responded about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday to a report of sparking and arcing power lines in the area of 900 Centennial. Neighbors from a wide area came out to see the power lines. Some of the lines fell and were arcing on the ground.  Police and firefighters received numerous calls. The […]

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Storm Reports: Local Reports and National Weather Service Reports

Local storm damage reports and major reports in the immediate region. 655 AM Park North of Camp McDonald Prospect Heights … line down — power outage in the area 717 AM Railroad gate malfunction and twisted railroad gate at Quentin and Colfax, Palatine 745 AM CDT Large branch down in the 1700 block of East […]

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Large Power Outage North Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighters responded about  noon Sunday to a report of downed power lines along Arlington Heights Road just north of Hintz Road. Firefighters discovered two downed primary lines down along the east sidewalk of Arlington Heights Road. Two primary power lines were also down in the field behind the Chicago Futubakai Japanese […]

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