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Subject:   Power outages in multiple neighborhoods: northwest Seattle, southeast Seattle, West Seattle, Burien and Unincorporated King County
For Immediate Release:   
1/4/2009  10:02:00 PM
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Power outages in multiple neighborhoods: northwest Seattle, southeast Seattle, West Seattle, Burien and Unincorporated King County

SEATTLE - Four power outages are affecting up to 4,136 customers in the northwest and southeast neighborhoods, West Seattle, Burien and Unincorporated King County. The cause of the outages are trees in the lines. The cause of one of the outages is unknown and crews are investigating. Seattle City Light crews are responding to repair the outages.

Boundaries - 1/4/2009 8:48:00 PM
North - 52nd Ave S;
South - S Graham St;
West - 51st Pl S;
East - Lk Washington;
Approximate customers affected: 157
Cause: TREE
Estimated power restoration time for the above outage: January 5, 2009 at 8 a.m.

Boundaries - 1/4/2009 8:03:00 PM
North - S Barton St;
South - SW 152nd St;
West - Puget Sound;
East - 10th Ave S;
Approximate customers affected: 3899
Cause: UNKNOWN
Estimated power restoration time for the above outage: January 5, 2009 at 6 a.m.

Boundaries - 1/4/2009 7:57:00 PM
North - NW 134th St;
South - NW 118th St;
West - NW Blakeley Ct;
East - 3rd Ave NW
Approximate customers affected: 55
Cause: TREE
Unknown estimated restoration time.

Boundaries - 1/4/2009 7:51:00 PM
North - SW Myrtle St;
South - SW Austin St;
West - SW Webster St;
East - 18th Ave SW;
Approximate customers affected: 25
Cause: TREE
Unknown estimated restoration time.

Not all customers within these boundaries have lost power.



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