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Trees down around Mercer Island as crews work to restore power

Crews work to repair power lines at 53rd Place SE and East Mercer Way on Mercer Island on Friday afternoon, January 20, 2012. - Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter
Crews work to repair power lines at 53rd Place SE and East Mercer Way on Mercer Island on Friday afternoon, January 20, 2012.
— image credit: Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter

Crews worked around Mercer Island on Friday, Jan. 20, moving downed trees and power lines, working to restore power to customers on the Island without it.

On Friday morning the Mercer Island Fire Department responded to a small fire caused by a brownout on S.E. 42nd Street and 86th Ave. S.E. near the Mercer Island School District administration building, an area where the power is out. The fire started when wires shorted out. There was were no damages.

 

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