Power Out For More Than 1,000 In Evanston

Power went out to some 1,285 ComEd customers in Evanston and Park Ridge just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. The utility estimates that power will be restored by 6:30 p.m.

More than 1,000 ComEd customers lost power in Evanston and Park Ridge shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the city.

Power went out from Lincoln Street to Church Street and from Maple Avenue to Leland Avenue, affecting 1,285 customers as of 4:47 p.m.

According to ComEd's outage map, power was expected to be restored by 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night. The utility believes the outage was caused by a damaged power line.

Anyone without power can report their outage to ComEd by calling 1-800-EDISON-1 or inputting the information on the agency's website.

LeilaDDL October 10, 2012 at 05:46 PM
Interesting. Our power went out last night, sometime after 10:45 pm. We woke up late to find our alarm clocks blinking. I didn't think the rain last night was strong enough to cause an outage.


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