Thousands in West Seattle without power after downed wire

SEATTLE – Nearly 3,000 people in West Seattle were without power Wednesday morning due to a downed line, Seattle City Light confirmed.

Initial reports from Seattle City Light said as many as 4,700 people were affected, and there was no immediate information on what caused the outage.

Seattle City Light estimates the outage will resolve around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

This is an evolving story. Check back for updates.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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