Friday, June 15, 2018

Neighborhood Power Failure; Electrical Generator Failure at Paylocity on Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:18 PM Friday to a report of smoke coming from the basement of a commercial building where Paylocity is located at 3850 North Wilke Road Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of smoke coming from the northwest corner of the basement of the commercial building.

Ambulance 4's crew on arrival reported light smoke showing from the northwest corner of the building.

Firefighters entered the basement and discovered a malfunctioning electrical backup generator. Firefighters resolved the hazard and ventilated the area.

The incident was upgraded to a working fire response before firefighters entered the basement. The extra firefighters were returned when the malfunctioning generator was discovered.

A large neighborhood-size power outage was reported in the area. ComEd reported about 626 customers were without power.

ComEd Outage Map
Customers Affected: 626
Crew Status: Crew Investigating
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Jun 15, 8:00 PM

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E82 E2

TRUCK(S): TL1

SQUAD(S): SQD??

TENDER(S): TANKER ??

RIT: BC ?? T ??

CHIEF(S): BC1

EMS: A4 A ??



Read complete article on Arlingtoncardinal.com ...

http://www.arlingtoncardinal.com/?s=Neighborhood+Power+Failure;+Electrical+Generator+Failure+At+Paylocity+On+Wilke+Rd,+Arlington+Heights


power outage, smoke investigation, power outage Arlington Heights, smoke investigation Arlington Heights, Arlington Heights Police Department, Arlington Heights Fire Department
Arlington Heights News (desktop/mobile optimized with US & World News) see The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com Arlington Heights police and fire calls.
Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Long Grove, Mt. Prospect, Palatine, Prospect Hts, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, Wheeling

The rest of Chicagoland ...


Follow Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page. Emergency news coverage for Chicagoland. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album -- go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook ...
 HOT GOOGLE SEARCHES ...