Update on north Seattle power outage

Just before 4 p.m. this afternoon, a power outage affected the northSeattle and Shoreline areas. The number of customers affected is now down to about 768 from the original 2,700 customers.

 SEATTLE — Just before 4 p.m. this afternoon, a power outage affected the north Seattle and Shoreline areas. The number of customers affected is now down to about 768 from the original 2,700 customers.

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

 Crews are on the scene and making repairs with restoration estimated at 11 this evening. (Correcting earlier estimate of 7 pm).

 The original boundaries of the outage were: on the north, NE 185th St.; on the east, 33rd Ave. NE; on the south, NE 120th St.; and on the west, Corliss Ave. N.

 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.