UPDATE: White Center/North Burien power outage

7:01 AM: Thanks for the tips. Yet another big power outage in the area – this time, 4,000-plus customers in White Center/North Burien. No word yet on the cause. But if you’re heading that way this morning, you should be aware. P.S. As far as we can tell, no overlap with the areas affected by the two big West Seattle outages in the past week and a half.

8:27 AM: The map shows it’s over.

8:32 AM: City Light says this outage was caused by a tree branch falling into a power line.

9 Replies to "UPDATE: White Center/North Burien power outage"

  • near Shorewood ES August 10, 2018 (8:09 am)

    Power went out around 6:20 and was still out around 7:30.  Any word on the cause or how long it is expected to be out ?

  • flyingchickensinthebarnyard August 10, 2018 (8:23 am)

    Did someone shut the door too hard again?

    • WSB August 10, 2018 (8:27 am)

      Don’t know what caused it but the map shows it’s over.

      • WSB August 10, 2018 (8:31 am)

        Update – SCL says a tree branch fell into power lines.

  • wseakell August 10, 2018 (8:24 am)

    Power is back on the 10700 block of 19th Ave SW.

  • Needcoffee August 10, 2018 (10:15 am)

    Tree branch on a power line my tuckus. Mine went off for a minute yesterday morning about the same time, South Delridge. 

  • Kimbee August 10, 2018 (12:08 pm)

    I have no evidence to support, but the area is in the middle of smart meter installation. There might be a correlation there? 

  • Lola August 10, 2018 (4:02 pm)

    Needcoffee,Yes ours went off for a minute yesterday but we knew it was because they changed out our meter yesterday.  My husband was home when they did it and told us the clocks may need to be re-set. 

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