Downed Power Line

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Metra UP/Northwest Service Resumes After Downed Power Line Removed

A Metra service alert posted at 8:31 a.m. estimated that inbound and outbound trains could be from 30 to 160 minutes behind schedule.

10/03/2014

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Man Trying To Steal Copper Wire Killed By Downed Power Line

An unidentified man apparently trying to steal copper wire in a southwest suburban park was killed Wednesday night when a power line fell on him.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Purple Line Fire

Snapped Power Line Sparks Fire, Stops CTA Purple Line

The storms Thursday night brought a power line down onto the Purple Line ‘L’ tracks in Evanston, sparking a blazing electrical fire and shutting down the line for about 2 1/2 hours.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011