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Huge windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday morning

Huge windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday morning

A powerful windstorm – what one local weather chaser called a ‘truly unique tempest’ and classified as a ‘1 in 10 year category’ – slammed the region early Sunday morning,... [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]

Outage knocks out power to over 5,800 customers in Burien Sunday night

Outage knocks out power to over 5,800 customers in Burien Sunday night

An outage knocked out power to over 5,800 customers in Burien Sunday night, Nov. 12, at around 10:20 p.m. The outage was a bit scattered, and included areas like North Burien, Seahurst, downtown, Three... [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]

Equipment failure responsible for power outage in Seahurst

Equipment failure responsible for power outage in Seahurst

A power outage in Burien was caused by equipment failure, Seattle City Light said. The outage knocked electricity out for 149 customers in an area near Seahurst Park. Estimated restoration was 10:39 a.m.... [Read more]

Another power outage hits Highline High School; tonight’s play canceled

Another power outage hits Highline High School; tonight’s play canceled

Friday morning (Jan. 12) at around 11 a.m., Highline High School experienced a partial power outage due to a burnt fuse. Lunch and classes were not impacted, and power is expected to be restored later... [Read more]

Power outage at Highline High School sends students home early Tuesday

Power outage at Highline High School sends students home early Tuesday

Due to a power outage Tuesday morning (Jan. 2), students at Highline High School were sent home early from school. “This morning we were operating with partial power and space heaters,” the... [Read more]

Power outage knocks out electricity to over 4,500 customers Wed. afternoon

Power outage knocks out electricity to over 4,500 customers Wed. afternoon

A power outage knocked out electricity to over 4,500 City Light customers in north Burien Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 20. Electricity went out at 12:53 p.m. The cause is from a “failed connector... [Read more]

Outage in Burien knocks out power to over 5,600 Monday afternoon

Outage in Burien knocks out power to over 5,600 Monday afternoon

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage has knocked out electricity for 5,645 customers in Burien Monday afternoon, Nov. 13 around 4:36 p.m. Crews are investigating the cause but we’re... [Read more]

Over 200 lose power in Burien during Monday morning windstorm

Over 200 lose power in Burien during Monday morning windstorm

Over 200 business and residential customers of Seattle City Light were in the dark after the first round of fierce winds hit the Burien area Monday morning, Nov. 13. City Light says the outage started... [Read more]

Burien to get part of $94 million City Light program for new electronic meters

Burien to get part of $94 million City Light program for new electronic meters

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council on Monday was given a preview of Seattle City Light’s $94 million system-wide advanced metering system replacing 420,000 old meters at homes and businesses. The... [Read more]

Car hits utility pole, knocks power out for over 4,000 customers in Burien overnight

Car hits utility pole, knocks power out for over 4,000 customers in Burien overnight

A car crashed into a utility pole near 1st Ave South and S. 124th Street in Burien early Wednesday morning (May 3), knocking power out for over 4,000 customers. The incident happened around 3:30 a.m.,... [Read more]