Seattle City Light is responding quickly to an outage in Tukwila. There were approximately 3,600 customers without electricity. Power has been restored to about 94 percent of the customers. Approximately 215 customers are still without electricity within these general boundaries: north, S. 96th St.; south, S. 160th St.; west, 24th Ave. S. and east, 56th Ave. S. The estimated restoral time is 11 a.m., December 18, 2009.
This outage was first reported at 9:23 p.m. on December 17, 2009. The cause of the outage is related to a failed switch. Four key customers were impacted by this outage, and have been contacted by City Light: Tukwila School District, Group Health, King County Transit and Washington State Patrol.