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January 6, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Downed line causes power outage on Seattle’s Capitol Hill

UPDATE 7:35 p.m. | Power may be on and off for some customers in the Capitol Hill/Eastlake area while Seattle City Light works to reroute power. The cause of the outage, which originally affected about 6,390 customers, was a downed feeder line near Franklin Avenue East and East Shelby Street, according to the power company. At 7:35 p.m.,…


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December 30, 2013 at 11:35 AM

Power restored to most of 11,000 who lost power in West Seattle

UPDATE 2:45 p.m.:  Power has been restored to all but about 400 customers. Previous post:  Power was cut to nearly 11,000 homes and businesses in a wide area of West Seattle this morning after a broken tree branch fell on two feeder lines. City Light spokesman Scott Thomsen said the branch fell about 9:30 a.m. near the…


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