Power Outage hits Shoreline and Lake Forest Pk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                           CONTACT: Mike Eagan

Feb. 1, 2010                                                                                         phone: 206/615-1691

                                                                                                                pager: 206/540-7314

 

 

POWER OUTAGE NEARLY RESTORED IN SHORELINE AND LAKE FOREST PARK AREA

 

SEATTLE — Power has been restored to 97% of the 3,783 City Light customers Estimated time of complete restoration is within the hour.

The general boundaries of the outage were NE 205th on the North, NE 165th Street on the South, Burke Ave. N. on the West and 55th Avenue NE on the East. Not all homes and businesses within those general boundaries were affected.

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.