POWER OUTAGE AFFECTING 3,200 CUSTOMERS IN WEST SEATTLE

SEATTLE – Seattle City Light crews are responding to reports of a power outage affecting about 3,279 customers in the West Seattle area.  The outage was detected at 2:07 a.m. today, Feb. 20.

The cause of the outage is not known at this time. An estimate for restoration is 9 a.m. today.

The general outage boundaries are SW Findlay St. to the north, Puget Sound to the west, 28 Avenue SW to east and SW Henderson St. to the south. Not all customers in this area are without power. Visit our map at http://www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat/ for updates.

Seattle City Light is the 10th largest public electric utility in theUnited States.  It has some of the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to nearly 1 millionSeattlearea residents.  City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.