Power Outage in West Seattle Affecting 4,800 Customers

Power is out to approximately 4,800 customers in West Seattle. The cause is unknown at this time.

Power is out to approximately 4,800 customers in West Seattle.  The boundaries are Alki Avenue SW on the north, SW Holly Street on the south, 31th Avenue SW on the east, and PugetSound on the west. Not all customers within those boundaries may be affected.

Crews are responding.  The cause is unknown.  A preliminary estimate of power restoration is midnight.

Customers can get outage information online at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat.

 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 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.