Xfinity, Comcast outage in much of south King County

A fiber optic cut in Tukwila resulted in service outages in much of southern King County.

KING COUNTY, Wash. — Vandals cut a fiber in Tukwila resulting in the outage of Comcast and Xfinity service, which is also affecting Burien, Renton and Kent, according to a statement from the company.

The service outage began Saturday afternoon. There is no current ETA to restore, according to a tweet from the City of Kent.

Comcast told the city the company is “working as quickly and safely as possible toward a solution.”

In a statement to KING 5, Comcast said technicians are on site and actively working to repair the damage.

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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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