UPDATE: Power Restored To Most Customers In Burien/North Highline Area; Cause Was A “Pole Fire”

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UPDATE 2:45pm 11/16/09: It appears that Seattle City Light lineworkers restored power about 2pm Monday (Nov. 16th) to most of the 4,000 homes and businesses affected by an outage in Burien and unincorporated King County.

According to Seattle City Light’s website, the outage started about 12:40pm as the result of an equipment failure that started a utility pole fire on SW 104th Street.

The repair crew expected to restore service for the remaining 360 customers without power by 5pm.

The general boundaries of the remaining outage were SW 100th Street on the north, SW 108th Street on the south, Occidental Way SW on the east, and 10th Avenue SW on the west.

PREVIOUSLY: According to the latest “Tweet” from Seattle City Light:

Power restored to most customers in Burien, King County outage.

Remaining 360 customers should have power back by 5 p.m

A previous Tweet from SCL said:

Burien, King County outage caused by pole fire. Crews on site making repairs. Estimate to restore power by 4 p.m.

EVEN MORE PREVIOUSLY: On Monday afternoon (Nov. 16th) around 12:40pm, Seattle City Light reported that around 4,000 customers have lost power in the Burien and North Highline areas.

According to their website:

A repair crew was immediately dispatched to identify the problem and make repairs. An estimate for when power might be restored was not immediately available.

The general boundaries of the outage were SW 95th Street on the north, SW 131st Street on the south, Glendale Way S on the east, and Seola Beach Drive SW on the west.

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