Seattle City Light crews were working to restore service to about 3,900 homes and businesses in theRooseveltneighborhood Wednesday morning, following a power outage that started about 8:40 a.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.
The cause of the outage was not immediately known. An initial estimate for restoration of service was set for noon.
Updates on restoration of service for this and other outages is available online at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat/ .
Seattle City Light is the 10th largest public electric utility in theUnited States. It has some of the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to nearly 1 millionSeattlearea residents. City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.