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Subject:   Power Restored in Greenlake
For Immediate Release:   
12/21/2010  2:08:00 PM
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Scott Thomsen  (206) 386-4233


Switch Fire Caused Outage for About 3,600 Homes, Businesses

SEATTLE Seattle City Light repair crews restored power to about 3,600 homes and businesses in the Greenlake neighborhood about 1:45 p.m.

The neighborhood lost power at 1 p.m. when a switch caught fire at the North Substation.

The general boundaries of the outage were NE 75th Street on the north, NE 40th Street on the south, 5th Avenue NE on the west and 15th Avenue NE on the east. Not every customer in that area was affected.

For more details on current operating conditions, visit our system status map at http://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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