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Subject:   Majority of customers who lost power now restored
For Immediate Release:   
12/29/2008  4:18:00 PM
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Majority of customers who lost power now restored

SEATTLE - City Light crews have restored two large power outages that affected over 3,000 customers. However, three smaller outages in the north end of the service area are still keeping an estimated 360 customers without electricity. All three of these outages are believed caused by trees in the lines.

The boundaries of the outages in Lake Forest Park and Shoreline are:

north: NE 185 St
south: NE 180 St
east: 49th Ave NE
west: 46th Ave NE
Fifty customers are believed to be without power.

The second outage boundaries are:

north: NW 195 St.
south: NW 190 St.
east: 20th Ave NW
west: Richmond Beach Dr. NW.
Fifty-two customers are affected by this outage.

The third outage boundaries are:

North: NE 185th St.
south NE 120th St.
east: 35th Ave.NE
west Corliss Ave N.
There are an estimated 258 customers without power with in this area. Not all customers within these boundaries are affected.

Because of the amount of damage, it might take several hours to fully restore all these customers.



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