• Power outage affects customers in Capitol Hill neighborhood

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    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.

    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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