Mike McGinn, Mayor
6/8/2012 10:49:00 AM
Scott Thomsen (206) 386-4233
Tree Fell Into Power Lines, Caused Outage for 2,800 Homes, Businesses
SEATTLE – Seattle City Light crews restored power about 10:30 a.m. for the last 618 customers affected by a power outage in Lake Forest Park. The outage, caused by a tree falling into a power line, started about 2 a.m. today. Initially, about 2,800 customers were without service.
The original outage boundaries were: NE 197th St. to the north, 25th Avenue NE to the west, NE 148th St. to the South, and Lake Washington to the west. Not all customers in this area lost power.
For current information on outages, visit our map at 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.