Crews Responding to Outage in Ballard, Crown Hill

Seattle City Light crews were responding to a power outage in Ballard and Crown Hill Saturday night that affected about 11,200 customers.

An underground cable failure was determined to be the cause of the outage. An initial estimate for restoration of service was set for 4 a.m.

The general boundaries of the outage were N 112th Street on the north, NW 46th Street on the south, 6th Avenue NW on the east and Seaview Avenue NW on the west. Not all customers within those boundaries were affected. Please see www.seattle.gov/light/sysystat/ for updates.

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 about 750,000 Seattle area residents. City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.