Power Outage Affects 3,900 Rainier Valley Homes, Businesses

Seattle City Light repair crews responded to an outage in the Rainier Valley that affected nearly 3,900 homes and businesses Saturday morning.

Seattle City Light repair crews responded to an outage in the Rainier Valley that affected nearly 3,900 homes and businesses Saturday morning.

The outage started about 10:40 a.m. The cause was not immediately known. An estimate for restoration was pending.

The general boundaries of the outage were Rainier Avenue S on the north, Renton Avenue S on the south, 55th Avenue S on the west and Lake Washington on the east.

For updates on the status of this outage and others, please visit City Light’s online outage 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.