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Seattle City (spot)Light: John Abraham

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, John Abraham has been a public servant for the City of Seattle for more than 30 years. He joined the utility five years ago, but not before serving 26 years as a police officer for the Seattle Police Department. At age 17, he entered the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Warns Customers to Protect Against Fraud

Seattle City Light is warning its customers to protect themselves against con artists who are using false threats of disconnecting electrical service in attempts to steal money.

Fatal Contact with High Voltage Line

At 12:20 a.m. a person climbing a Seattle City Light Transmission tower near 3rd Ave. NW and NW Leary Way came in contact with the 120 kilovolt line. Seattle City Light, Seattle Fire Department and Seattle Police all responded to the site after an initial report of a fire.

Electrocution in Fremont

At 12:20 A.M. a person climbing a Seattle City Light Transmission tower near 3rd Ave. NW and NW Leary Way came in contact with the 120 kilovolt line.

Quick Action by Seattle, Portland Police Catches Alleged Con Artists

Quick action by the Seattle Police Department, working in cooperation with Seattle City Light and the Portland, Ore., Police Department, led to the arrest of four suspects involved in the theft of scrap copper from the utility’s South Service Center and the reported recovery of the stolen items.

Electricity Theft Causes Fire, Injures Two Firefighters

For the second time this week, a case of electricity theft was responsible for a fire in South Seattle, and this time two Seattle Firefighters were shocked by the illegal wiring.