2 workers burned in electrical accident in downtown Seattle

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SEATTLE -- Two utility workers were injured in an electrical accident Wednesday afternoon in downtown Seattle.

Officials say the two Seattle City Light employees were working in an electrical vault under an office building on the 1600 block of 7th Ave when there was an electrical arc from a piece of equipment.

The Seattle Fire Department rushed the two workers to the hospital, a 59-year-old woman with burns to her face, hands and legs, and a 40-year-old man with minor burns.

These workers do us fire restraint uniforms, officals say.

Both employees were listed in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center.

1600 7th Ave, Seattle, WA