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Subject:   Power Restored to Most Customers in Beacon Hill
For Immediate Release:   
4/16/2008  6:10:00 AM
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SEATTLE - Repairs to Damage from Vehicle Crash Expected to be Complete by 9 a.m.

Repair crews restored service by 5:45 a.m. for most of the 3,000 Seattle City Light customers who lost power about 4:20 a.m. today when a vehicle crashed into a utility pole at Columbian Way and Alaska Street in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

A repair crew was immediately dispatched and routed power around the damage. The workers expected to replace the damaged pole and re-hang the wires to restore service to all customers by about 9 a.m.

The general boundaries of the outage were S. Hanford St. on the north, S. Brandon Street on the south, 51st Avenue S. on the east and 10th Avenue S. on the west. Not all customers within that area were affected.

Seattle City Light reminds everyone that downed power lines might still be energized and dangerous so whenever you see downed power lines to stay at least 20 feet away.



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