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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor

SUBJECT: NE Shoreline and Lake Forest Park Power Outages

8/15/2012  11:42:00 PM
Scott Thomsen  (206) 386-4233

More than 4,500 Customers Affected by Power Outages

SEATTLE — Power outages are affecting an estimated 4,561 customers in NE Shoreline and Lake Forest Park.

Crews are responding to an early report of a transformer fire near NE 165th Street and 15th Avenue NE. Two feeder circuits, distributing power from the Shoreline substation, were affected. A preliminary estimate of restoration time is early morning on Thursday, August 16.

Customers can get outage information online at

Seattle City Light is the tenth 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.

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