outage Section

Another power outage knocks around 3,900 into the dark in Burien Mon. night

Another power outage knocks around 3,900 into the dark in Burien Mon. night

Monday night’s power outage map as of 7:30 p.m. On Monday night around 6:40 p.m., the lights flickered, went out, came back on then poof! out went power – again – to around 3,900 customers from... [Read more]

UPDATE: Snow storm causes power outages in Burien Saturday

UPDATE: Snow storm causes power outages in Burien Saturday

UPDATE Feb. 9, 2019, 1 p.m.:The weekend snow storm knocked out power to thousands of customers in Burien on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. An earlier outage affected a couple hundred homes in Three Tree Point,... [Read more]

Windstorm knocks out power to over 4,300 in Burien Thursday

Windstorm knocks out power to over 4,300 in Burien Thursday

A severe windstorm has hit the region (and at least one tree) on Thursday, Dec. 20, knocking out power to over 4,300 customers in the central Burien area, from Shorewood and east on SW/S. 116th to Glendale... [Read more]

Bird likely responsible for knocking power out in Burien Friday afternoon

Bird likely responsible for knocking power out in Burien Friday afternoon

Seattle City Light is blaming a bird/animal for the cause of a power outage that affected 59 customers in Burien Friday afternoon, Oct. 26.The outage started at 10:59 a.m., and the estimated restoration... [Read more]

UPDATE: City of Burien shares update on Power outage on 1st Ave South

UPDATE: City of Burien shares update on Power outage on 1st Ave South

A power outage on 1st Ave South is still affecting several businesses and intersections, and the City of Burien shared this update: Currently, the city has a generator powering the traffic signal at SW... [Read more]

Power outage caused by digging knocks out electricity in Burien

Power outage caused by digging knocks out electricity in Burien

A power outage caused by digging knocked out power to nearly 130 customers in Burien Thursday morning, Sept. 20. The outage in around 1st Ave South, and appears to start at SW 152nd Street on the south... [Read more]

Power outage hits nearly 2,000 in Burien Wednesday morning

Power outage hits nearly 2,000 in Burien Wednesday morning

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage is affecting nearly 2,000 customers in Burien Wednesday morning. City Light says the outage started at 10:35 a.m. This may have also caused an outage... [Read more]

Tree-caused power outage affects over 4,000 in Burien Sunday

Tree-caused power outage affects over 4,000 in Burien Sunday

UPDATE JAN. 1, 2017 1 p.m.: Looks like power has been restored to all but 865 customers, according to Seattle City Light:Crews have restored power to all but 865. Restoration time is still 4 pm. See... [Read more]

Power outage Monday affects nearly 1,200 homes & businesses

Power outage Monday affects nearly 1,200 homes & businesses

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage at 2:16 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Nov. 9) is affecting 1,186 customers in the Southern Heights/Boulevard Park area. The cause of the outage is a tree,... [Read more]

Power outage affects over 7800 in Burien Tuesday morning

Power outage affects over 7800 in Burien Tuesday morning

Seattle City Light is reporting that an equipment failure is responsible for a power outage that affected over 7,800 customers in Burien, starting at 7:39 a.m. Tuesday morning, July 21:City Light adds... [Read more]

Power outage affects over 1800, including Sylvester Middle School Wed.

Power outage affects over 1800, including Sylvester Middle School Wed.

Around 12:18 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, a power outage hit the Burien/Normandy Park area served by Puget Sound Energy, affecting over 1800 customers, including Sylvester Middle School. Cause of the outage... [Read more]

Car hits pole, causing power outage for over 4,900 Monday

Car hits pole, causing power outage for over 4,900 Monday

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage is affecting 4.922 customers Monday, July 29. The cause noted on the utility’s website is a car hitting a pole in the Tukwila area. The outage... [Read more]

Wild Windstorm Knocks Power Out In Burien/Normandy Park Neighborhoods

Wild Windstorm Knocks Power Out In Burien/Normandy Park Neighborhoods

Thursday’s powerful windstorm knocked out power to some 2,840 residents in the Burien/Normandy Park neighborhoods. According to Seattle City Light, power went out around 6:30pm and was restored for... [Read more]

Power Restored To Most Burienites After Severe Windstorm Strikes Area

Power Restored To Most Burienites After Severe Windstorm Strikes Area

A windstorm with winds gusting up to 50mph caused numerous power outages across the Burien area Monday night. The outages initially left more than 18,000 City Light customers without power, and aside from... [Read more]

Tree Branch Causes Power Outage, Affects Over 4,700 In Burien

Tree Branch Causes Power Outage, Affects Over 4,700 In Burien

A power outage hit Burien Tuesday afternoon (April 27) around 1:35pm, initially affecting some 4.750 customers, according to Seattle City Light spokesman Peter Clark. UPDATE 2:46pm: According to City Light’s... [Read more]