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

885 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 […]

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

2,249 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 […]

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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

2,178 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 […]

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Construction Worker Injured in Exposure to Underground Power Line Hazard on Wilke Rd Near Nichols Rd, Arlington Heights

614 Worker checked for burns and/or electric shock injury following exposure to an underground electric line during a work process involving a hydrovac truck. Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 11:59 a.m. Wednesday […]

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Over 1600 ComEd Customers without Power: Storm-Related Incidents with Severe Cloud-to-Ground Lightning North Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling

613 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded starting about 5:56 a.m. Thursday May 14, 2020 to a report of an Activated Fire Alarm and then a transformer fire with a utility pole fire. Power […]

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Downed Power Lines Near St Simon’s Church, Arlington Heights — 420 Without Power Near Pioneer Park

49 UPDATE: Kirchhoff Rd is re-opened. 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 […]