Seattle City Light repair crews are responding to a power outage affecting about 3,600 homes and businesses in the Greenlake neighborhood.
The outage started at 1 p.m. when a switch caught fire at the North Substation. Crews expected to have power restored about 1:30 p.m.
The general boundaries of the outage were NE 75th Street on the north, NE 40th Street on the south, 5th Avenue NE on the west and 15th Avenue NE on the east. Not every customer in that area was affected.
For more details on the location of the outage, visit our system status map at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat
Seattle City Light is the 10th 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.