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Tips to Stay Safe Warm During an Outage

With crews continuing to restore power across our service area and with lows tonight in the 30s, this is a right time to get prepared. Here are a few tips to keep you and your family can stay warm throughout the night. Using generators, camp stoves or barbecue grills indoors can… [ Keep reading ]

How to Keep Your Holidays Merry & Bright

The winter holiday season has arrived meaning it’s time to unpack that box of lights and decorations. Before you begin to deck your dwelling, here are a few tips that will keep you and yours safe while helping you conserve energy! If you’re not the Clark Griswold type, walk through… [ Keep reading ]

Electrical Safety Tips for Halloween

Halloween is spooky fun for kids and adults alike, but the last thing anyone wants on the holiday is an actual horror story. To make sure you’re safe around electricity while celebrating All Hallows Eve, read these tips.

Four Ways to Stay Cool This Fourth of July

Stay cool this summer with these four simple steps!

Seattle City Light and Seattle Fire Department Partner to Address Network Vault Fires

At an event and demonstration today with the Seattle Fire Department and Seattle City Light, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the first-in-the-nation partnership today between Seattle City Light and the Seattle Fire Department to more effectively fight fires in underground electrical vaults. “Seattle has always been at the leading… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Martha Molina

Martha Molina celebrated two-years at City Light in early June. As the Return to Work Coordinator, Martha works in the utility’s Safety division. “I act as the liaison between the Seattle Department of Human Resources and City Light’s supervisors, managers and injured workers,” Martha explained. “In my role, I help… [ Keep reading ]

National Electrical Safety Month: Contact Voltage

Find out how a few contact voltage incidents led to City Light’s utility-wide shift towards stronger safety standards, built from the ground up.

National Electrical Safety Month: Downed Power Lines

Not sure what to do if you see a downed wire on the ground? We have a few tips for you.

Safeguarding Skagit: Inside the Newhalem-Diablo Fire Brigade

During an emergency—whether someone has a bump or bruise during a dam tour or is involved in a serious traffic accident on the North Cascades Highway—a team of City Light employees takes action, changing from their daily roles at the utility to act as members of the Newhalem-Diablo Fire Brigade.

National Electrical Safety Month: Overloaded Circuits

Did you know that 47,700 home fires in the U.S. are caused by electrical failures or malfunctions each year? From an outlet with too many plugs (remember that one scene in Christmas Vacation?) to a major appliance plugged into a power strip, overloaded circuits in your home can be dangerous. Here… [ Keep reading ]