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Power Line

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Truck Gets Caught Under Live Power Line On Armitage Avenue

Busy and fashionable Armitage Avenue was struck with a dangerous sight Wednesday morning, when a live power line fell on a truck and left it trapped inside.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Kennicott Avenue Fire

Power Line, Garages Damaged In Mayfair Fire

A fire burned several garages and damaged a power line overnight in the Northwest Side’s Mayfair neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

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