New outage in Shoreline

Just before 10 p.m. this evening, a power outage affected Shoreline and approximately 3,874 customers in that area. An immediate cause for the disruption is unknown. Crews are assessing the situation.

 

Just before 10 p.m. this evening, a power outage affected Shoreline and approximately 3,874 customers in that area. An immediate cause for the disruption is unknown. Crews are assessing the situation.

 The boundaries of the outage are: on the north: NE 198th; on the east, Lake Washington; on the south; NE 148th; and on the west, 25th Ave. NE.

 Meanwhile, another Shoreline/north Seattle outage remains at about 768 customers out of power, down from the original 2,700 customers affected, an outage that began just before 4 pm. Restoration of those remaining customers is expected at about 11 p.m. this evening.

The cause of that outage is wires down from equipment failures on poles.

 Information about outages is available online from Seattle City Light’s system status map 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.