A power outage this morning in Ballard affected nearly 5,400 homes and businesses.
The outage started about 10 a.m. when a wire fell during maintenance work near Ione Place and Tallman Avenue. Crews expected to have most customers back in service by 10:45 a.m. and estimated full restoration of service would happen about 1 p.m.
The general boundaries of the outage were NW 70th Street on the north, the Ship Canal on the south, Puget Sound on the west and 9th Avenue NW on the east. Not all homes and businesses in that area were affected.
For updates, please visit our system status map online 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.