— jseattle (@jseattle) February 2, 2018
Around 4,000 customers across Capitol Hill near Pike/Pine and Broadway were without power Friday afternoon after an equipment failure and reported fire in an underground vault on First Hill near Union’s Cambridge Apartments.
Seattle City Light estimated power would be restored to the area by just after 6 PM. The outage began around 2:45 PM. UPDATE: As of 3:35 PM, there were already sporadic reports of service being restored. UPDATE x2:
Crews have restored power to all but ~1300 customer in the Capitol Hill outage.
— Seattle City Light (@SEACityLight) February 2, 2018
UPDATE 4:05 PM: Power reported restored. Enjoy your Friday.
Many intersections in the area were reported without power and the stoplights were dark. Officials reminded drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians to treat all dark intersections as all-way stops during the outage.
Several businesses reported having no power including Optimism Brewing and the Oola Distillery.https://twitter.com/ooladistillery/status/959565795205394434
Don't worry, the cats have power pic.twitter.com/rZR80xaam9
— Seattlético (@seattletico) February 2, 2018