Power restored in North Seattle

A power outage affecting 4,055 customers in North Seattle about 8 am has been restored as of 11 a.m.

SEATTLE — A power outage affecting 4,055 customers in North Seattle about 8 am has been restored as of 11 a.m.  All but 750 customers had their power restored by 10 a.m.  Crews determined a tree blown into a feeder line was the cause.  Areas affected were the Viewland and North Park neighborhoods as well as Broadview.  There were scattered outages due to lightning. Crews are still restoring customers who were affected.

Seattle City Light is the tenth largest public electric utility in the United States.  It has some of 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.