City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor

NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT:   Power Restored to 3,600 Customers in Eastlake Neighborhood After Brief Outage
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   
5/17/2013  8:48:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Scott Thomsen  (206) 386-4233


SEATTLE —Power was out to approximately 3,600 customers in the Eastlake Neighborhood along the I-5 corridor. A momentary fault caused a circuit breaker to trip at approximately 7:40 p.m., Friday, May 17. Crews were able to restore power to all customers within ten minutes.

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.