Seattle, WA – Two Seattle city light workers were injured after an electrical accident on October 14, 2015. The accident occurred around 1:30 PM.
According to reports, two city light workers were working on a vault in the 1600 block of 7th Avenue when some high voltage equipment caused a flash fire.
A female worker was seriously injured by burns from the flash fire. She was transported to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.
A male worker sustained minor injuries. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center for treatment, as well.
The accident is under investigation, as investigators do not know what caused the arc that led to the flash fire.
Names of the victims have not yet been released pending family notification.
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