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

515 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

577 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

36 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 […]

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Power Outage: Blown Transformer at Arlington Heights Rd and Seegers Rd, Arlington Heights

23 Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:00 PM Saturday to a blown transformer at Arlington Heights Road and Seegers Road Arlington Heights, IL. Firefighter/paramedics discovered a transformer that blew near the intersection. Firefighters reported no […]