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Subject:   LIGHTNING CAUSING SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES - Few Customers Affected, Repair Crews Responding
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4/14/2008  4:47:00 PM
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SEATTLE - Lightning triggered small power outages in several neighborhoods of Seattle City Lights service territory today, Monday April 14.

The outages, which started about 2:30 p.m. were generally located near NE 80th Street and 35th Avenue NE in Seattle, the Beacon Hill neighborhood and 152nd Street in Burien.

Each of the outages was affecting five to 10 customers, with about 50 affected in total.

Repair crews were responding to each of the outages to return all customers to service as quickly as possible.



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