Power outage affects customers in Capitol Hill neighborhood

Power outage affects customers in Capitol Hill neighborhood

SEATTLE — A power outage is affecting around 1,750 customers in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Seattle City Light first reported the outage in a tweet around 9:45 a.m.

Officials said downed wires are blocking eastbound and southbound lanes at East Denny Way and Belmont Avenue East.

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Around 6,600 customers were originally affected.

Around 10:45 a.m. power was restored to around 4,900 customers.

Officials originally said the estimated restoration time for the remaining customers was 1 p.m.

An updated map showed that customers near East Olive Street should expect to have their power back on around 6 a.m. on Friday.

"We continue to work to restore power to the area as quickly and as safely as possible. Thank you for your patience!" officials said in a tweet.

KIRO 7 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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