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Thousands lose power in Northwest suburbs

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Daily Herald report

Some 8,200 ComEd customers throughout the Northwest suburbs didn't have power for almost two hours Thursday due to a problem at a substation in Palatine.

The outage occurred at 5:30 p.m., affecting homes in Palatine, Palatine Township, Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, Inverness and Barrington, according to Arlana Johnson, a ComEd spokeswoman.

All power was restored by 7:10 p.m., she said.

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