Update: West Seattle power outage affecting 265 customers

9:48 AM: It’s not on the Seattle City Light map yet, but we’re getting multiple reports of a power outage involving more than 100 residences south of Alki Point. We’re calling SCL to see if we can find out more.

9:58 AM UPDATE: SCL’s Scott Thomsen tells WSB that the outage involves “265 customers. A bird got between two wires and created a short. Estimate for restoration is 10:20 am.”

10:05 AM UPDATE: Or maybe sooner. Tipster Keith says his power just came back.

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5 Replies to "Update: West Seattle power outage affecting 265 customers"

  • Ian October 25, 2013 (10:13 am)

    I just imagined this happening in Looney Toons style. Miss those cartoons.

  • Julie October 25, 2013 (10:25 am)

    I am laughing because we heard it and my four year old said it was thunder!

  • Leslie October 25, 2013 (10:31 am)

    Yup, the power is back on on Beach Drive. Poor birdie!

  • Shannon October 25, 2013 (10:32 am)

    Any word on how the bird is doing? ;)

  • JKB October 25, 2013 (4:06 pm)

    The bird? Medium well.

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