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Prepare for Possible Wind-Related Outages

With the National Weather Service forecast calling for the possibility of high winds Friday, Seattle City Light is starting its preparations for the possibility of power outages and encouraging customers to do the same.

Seattle City Light, Snohomish PUD Ready to Take Winter By Storm

Are you ready for whatever stormy conditions Mother Nature may bring to the Pacific Northwest in the coming months? That was the challenge recently posed to Andrew Brown and his family by Seattle City Light and the other partners in the annual Take Winter By Storm campaign.

Power Restored in SODO

Seattle City Light crews restored power in SODO about 2 a.m. Friday after a contractor completed repairs to privately owned electrical equipment that had been damaged by a vehicle.

UPDATE: Fire Risk Forces Seattle City Light to Cut Power in SODO

Seattle City Light crews cut power to about 60 customers in SODO about 7:30 p.m. Thursday after an inspection found a fire risk in privately owned electrical equipment that was damaged by a vehicle on Tuesday.

Fire Risk Forces City Light to Cut Power in SODO

Inspectors determined this afternoon that damage from a Tuesday vehicle crash on First Avenue was causing an imminent threat of fire, so Seattle City Light cut power to the surrounding area.

Power Restored in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light repair crews restored power about 11 p.m. Wednesday to the final customers affected by a power outage in Capitol Hill, First Hill and South Lake Union that started when a truck crashed into a utility pole. The crash happened near the intersection of Denny Way and Yale… [ Keep reading ]