Power Back on After Tree-Caused Outage
Seattle City Light repair crews have restored power to Rainier Beach and Unincorporated King County after an early morning power outage on Monday, May 3rd. Up to 3,473 homes and businesses were originally without power as a tree blew into power lines near the intersection of 84th Ave. S and NW 2nd St.
The outage’s original boundaries were S. Ryan St. on the north, 135th St on the south, Rainier Ave. S on the east 53rd Ave. S on the west.
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.