Electricity Restored To Nearly 3,900 In Burien Area


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Numerous Burien-area residents were in the dark Sunday night, and it wasn’t just because the sun went down – Seattle City Light reports that power was lost last night around 8pm to nearly 3,900 homes.

According to Mike Eagan of Seattle City Light, there were two outages overnight, both caused by falling tree branches laden with heavy snow:

1. Boundaries – 1/4/2009 8:03:00 PM:

  • North – S Barton St;
  • South – SW 152nd St;
  • West – Puget Sound;
  • East – 10th Ave S;
  • Approximate customers affected: 3899
  • Cause: UNKNOWN It was a Tree
  • Estimated power restoration time for the above outage: January 5, 2009 at 6 a.m. 100% power restored at 1:28am 1/5/09

2. Boundaries – 1/4/09 early am (time unknown):

  • North – S. 96th
  • South – SW 175th
  • West – 24th SW
  • East- 33rd SW
  • Cause: Tree
  • 95% power restored as of 9:25am 1/5/09

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