Chicago Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is warning residents in his ward that they will likely be without power for eight or more hours on Thursday, as ComEd is expected to repair damaged equipment in the Logan Square neighborhood.
Ramirez-Rosa posted a message to social media this week informing constituents that ComEd is expected to shut down power to a sizable area on Thursday:
The outage will impact households and businesses in an area bounded by Milwaukee, Diversey, Lawndale, Wolfram and Central Park Avenue, according to officials.
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According to officials, the outage is scheduled to last from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with workers repairing a damaged pole arm in the area.
Area residents are being urged to turn off major appliances like washing machines, dishwashers and air conditions prior to the outage, and to plan to operate security gates and garage doors manually.
Those with medical support equipment are urged to have their back-up plans in place for the outage.