Seattle City Light fully restored power at about 4:50 a.m., to customers in the First Hill and Capitol Hill neighborhoods.
This outage was first reported at midnight. Originally there were about 2,900 customers without electricity. The outage was caused by a problem related to a cable.
The general boundaries of the outage area were: north, John St.; south, E. Columbia St.; east, 21st Ave.; and west, Yale 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.