electrocuted dog http://www.kplu.org en Seattle City Light finds 56 streetlights with voltage issues http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-city-light-finds-56-streetlights-voltage-issues <p>Seattle City Light has identified 56 streetlights in the Seattle area that could give off potentially dangerous voltage.&nbsp; That’s the final tally from an <a href="http://powerlines.seattle.gov/2011/01/18/seattle-city-light-completes-streetlight-inspections/">inspection of nearly 37,000 metal streetlights</a> for voltage issues.</p> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 15:08:32 +0000 KPLU News Staff 556 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle City Light finds 56 streetlights with voltage issues More bad light poles in Seattle http://www.kplu.org/post/more-bad-light-poles-seattle <p>Seattle&rsquo;s ongoing inspection of streetlights has turned up more dangerous structures.<span style="">&nbsp; </span>But city officials insist the potential harm to people and pets is minimal.&nbsp;</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-943570.mp3</p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 09:50:45 +0000 Paula Wissel 473 at http://www.kplu.org More bad light poles in Seattle After dog electrocuted, Seattle finds three faulty streetlights http://www.kplu.org/post/after-dog-electrocuted-seattle-finds-three-faulty-streetlights <p>Seattle City Light inspectors have discovered potentially dangerous voltage present in three streetlights, a situation under scrutiny since a <a href="http://kplu.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/dog-electrocuted-seattle-sidewalk">dog was electrocuted Thanksgiving Day </a>on Queen Anne. "Sammy" was on a walk with his owner when he stepped on a metal plate cover at the base of a streetlight on Queen Anne Avenue.&nbsp;</p><p>The lights have been shut off to the three lights until repairs can be made.</p> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 21:44:30 +0000 KPLU News Staff 373 at http://www.kplu.org After dog electrocuted, Seattle finds three faulty streetlights