Car-Pole Accident Causes Power Outage on Beacon Hill

Car-pole accident causes power outage in Beacon Hill.

A car pole accident on Beacon Hill has caused a power outage at about 9:11 p.m. today, cutting service to about 3400 homes and businesses in the Beacon Hill area. Seattle City Light crews are responding.

The general boundaries of the outage were S. Hanford on the north, S Dawson on the south, 51st Ave. S. on the east, and 10th Avenue S. on the west. Not all customers within those boundaries were affected.

The VA Medical Center was affected but is functioning on back up generation. Their power should be reconnected and restored to the electrical grid within approximately 30-45 minutes.