Monday, August 24, 2015

Metra North Central Service Stopped for Power Lines Down on Tracks by Rosemont O'Hare Transfer Station and Higgins Rd and River Rd, Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:52 PM Monday to a report of power lines down near 41.990981, -87.859720 (Higgins Road and River Road Des Plaines, IL). Des Plaines firefighters reported power lines down in multiple locations and reported a major power outage affecting Rosemont.

Police and firefighter/paramedics or ComEd teams have received reports of power lines down and transformer explosions in Chicagoland Monday. West winds were gusting to about 30 mph Monday about noon.

Firefighters have also responded to a few elevator rescues due to power failures.

About 100 customers were without power from a downed tree near Oakland Drive and Sheridan Road.

About 51 people were without power near Garfield Drive and Montroe Avenue in Carpentersville.

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