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North Riverside Police Department
Sunday July 1st, 2012 :: 08:22 p.m. CDT

Advisory

A power outage is affecting homes and business in North Riverside. Com Ed has been notified, but they cannot provide a restoration time.

A power outage is affecting homes and business in North Riverside. Com Ed has been notified, but they cannot provide a restoration time.

The North Riverside Police and Fire Departments have responded to several locations throughout the village with downed power lines since the several storms rolled through the area earlier this afternoon. The power outages are widespread throughout the area and are affecting numerous communities.

From the Com Ed website:
Last Updated July 1, 2012 7:30 p.m.
"As of July 1, 2012 7:30 p.m., approximately 163,000 customers are without power due to a powerful storm that moved through the ComEd service territory earlier today. Some areas experienced wind gusts up to 90 mph that caused considerable damage. We are currently assessing the damage and will have more detailed restoration information as it becomes available. All estimated times of restoration are unavailable at this time.
To report your outage, click HERE or sign up for Outage Alerts and text OUT to 26633 (COMED) to report your outage and receive updates on your outage status.
Safety is paramount. Never approach a downed power line. Always assume a power line is energized and extremely dangerous."

In addition, please check on your elderly family members and/or neighbors during this period of extremely hot weather conditions.

If you need assistance, please contact the North Riverside Police Department. Dial 911 to report an EMERGENCY, or 447-9191 for other non-emergency matters.

Address/Location
North Riverside Police Department
2359 S. Des Plaines Ave
North Riverside, IL 60546

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 708-447-9191

Anthony Garvey
Chief of Police
agarvey@northriverside-il.org
708-447-9191

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