Accident Cuts Power in Shoreline

A vehicle accident with a light pole has caused an outage affecting 2,947 customers in North Seattle and Shoreline.

Power was lost at 9:55 p.m. Crews are en route, and they estimate that power will be restored by 11:30 p.m.

The boundaries of the outage are:

North: North 205th Street
South: North 155th Street
East: Aurora Avenue North
West: 14th Avenue NW

Not everyone within these boundaries may have lost power.

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.