Widespread energy outage hits downtown Seattle

Last Updated May 25, 2016 3:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE — An apparatus disaster caused a vast energy outage in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday Seattle’s electric application pronounced on Twitter.

Seattle City Light formerly tweeted that a apparatus disaster during Massachusetts Street Substation caused a widespread outage.

The application pronounced on Twitter that energy was easy around 12:30 p.m. PDT.

Washington State Ferries pronounced on Twitter that a outage impacted a Seattle packet terminal, though all a ferries were still running.

The outage map had not updated on a Seattle City Light website, though many incited to amicable media observant that a downtown core was dark, CBS associate KIRO reported.

Ping pong in a dim in a kitchen/copy room… #poweroutage #downtownseattle #thepioneersdidnthavepowereither #5thPaintYourWagon

A video posted by The 5th Avenue Theatre (@the5thavenuetheatre) on May 25, 2016 during 12:00pm PDT

One user on Instagram pronounced they were stranded on Seattle’s Great Wheel, a hulk Ferris circle in Seattle.

we got stranded during a tip of a circle means a energy in downtown went out ✌?️

A print posted by Natalya Czosnyka (@natalyaleeczosnyka) on May 25, 2016 during 12:00pm PDT

Police pronounced they were being deployed downtown to support with trade control, KIRO reported.