Power Restored for 6,700 Queen Anne/Uptown Homes, Businesses

Seattle City Light crews have restored power to about 6,700 customers in Queen Anne and Uptown, who lost service about 1 p.m.

Seattle City Light crews have restored power to about 6,700 customers in Queen Anne and Uptown, who lost service about 1 p.m.

A cable failure was believed to be the cause of the outage. Dispatchers routed power around the damage to restore service about 2:15 p.m. Repair crews were working to replace the failed cable.

The area affected is bordered on the north by W. Barrett St., on the south by Harrison St, between 11 Ave. W. and 2nd Ave N..

Seattle City Light is the ninth largest public electric utility in the United States.  It has the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to nearly 1 million Seattle area residents.  City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.