Power restored to Beacon Hill-RAinier Beach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Peter Clarke
April 30, 2012
pager: 206/386-4233

Power restored Beacon Hill-Rainier Beach area

SEATTLE — Seattle City Light has restored power to the Beacon Hill-Rainier Beach neighborhoods. An estimated 3772 customers werewithout power starting about 2:30 p.m.. Crews determined a downed tree branch was responsible and made repairs. Power was fully restored by 5:30 p.m. .The boundaries of the outage were on the north; S Holly St, on the south;_S Norfolk St, on the east; Lake Washington and on the west; Airport Wy S . Not all customers within these boundaries are affected. Updated restoration times can be found on the web at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat/ or by calling 684-7400.
Seattle City Light is the tenth 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 environmentall.y 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.