Repair crews have restored power in West Seattle to all but a few of the 2,800 customers originally affected by an outage caused when a tree fell into power lines. The crews continue to work on repairs to smaller power lines to restore service to the remaining homes without service. An estimate for restoration for final restoration was not immediately available.
Part of a tree that fell into power lines was the cause for a West Seattle Outage that originally affected 2,800 homes and businesses. Repair crews expect to restore service to the neighborhood by 6 p.m.
About 170 customers remain without power in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park where a tree fell, damaging three utility poles and taking the power lines to the ground. The initial outage there initially interrupted service for about 2,800 customers. Repair crews hoped to restore service to the remaining customers by 10 p.m.
Gusty winds also triggered outages in Georgetown and Greenwood. Those areas were restored quickly. In total, about 9,000 homes and businesses were affected by the outages.