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Subject:   Power Outage Affecting About 3,000 Customers
For Immediate Release:   
12/12/2010  3:30:00 AM
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POWER OUT FOR ABOUT 3,000 CUSTOMERS

Largest Outage In Alki/Harbor Island Area

SEATTLE Seattle City Light repair crews are responding to power outages affecting about 3,000 Seattle area customers, with the largest outage affecting about 2,800 customers in the Alki/Harbor Island area.

The Alki/Harbor Island outage was reported about 2:20 a.m. The cause was not immediately known. Crews will provide an estimate for full restoration of service after they identify the problem.

The general boundaries of the outage are Alki Ave. SW on the north, SW Genesee St. on the south, 37th Ave. SW on the west and 26th Ave. SW on the east. Not all customers in this area are affected.

Three smaller outages are affecting service in Burien, Pinehurst and Shoreline.

Updates are available at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat.

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 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.
 

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