Crews Working to Restore Power in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light crews responded to a power outage in Capitol Hill that affected about 3,800 homes and businesses Sunday afternoon.

Seattle City Light crews responded to a power outage in Capitol Hill that affected about 3,800 homes and businesses Sunday afternoon.

Some callers who reported the outage indicated a tree fell into power lines near 22nd Avenue E and E Galer Street.

An initial estimate for restoration of service was set for 8 p.m.

The general boundaries of the outage were E Interlaken Boulevardon the north, E Union Streeton the south, 29th Avenue E on the east andSummit Avenue E on the west.

For more specific boundaries and updates, please visit City Light’s online 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.