ComEd reported at about 9:10 a.m. on June 9 that approximately 1,800 customers in the north end of Brookfield were without power after electrical lines came down during the powerful storms that moved through overnight.
The area affected was bounded by 26th Street to Windemere and Forest Avenue to Kemman, according to a notice sent to the village by ComEd on Thursday morning. Stoplights on 31st Street were without power, as were businesses around Eight Corners.
About 8 a.m., police received a call of wires down in front of a residence in the 9500 block of Garfield Avenue.
Police reported that when they arrived on the scene, the wires were arcing on the ground and burning the grass in front of the home. Wires were reported down about the same time near the intersection of Jackson and Madison avenues. And at 8:30 a.m. more lines were reported down in the street on Garfield Avenue just east of Harrison Avenue.
By Thursday afternoon, power had been restored to at least portions of the affected area, according to police.
The village also experienced some flooding and damage to trees.
Police blocked westbound traffic on 47th Street at Maple Avenue at 9:15 a.m. due to flooding at 47th and Eberly.
Around 7 a.m., a resident reported that a tree had fallen across the street in the 9000 block of 29th Street, blocking the roadway. Meanwhile, at 10 a.m., a resident in the 3900 block of Madison Avenue reported that a large tree limb had fallen across the hood of a 1973 Buick parked on the street.