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Assessing the earthquake damage

Created: 08/24/2014 8:21 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for southern Napa County after Sunday's magnitude-6.0 earthquake.
 
Officials in the city of Napa are still assessing the damage. They say 15 to 16 buildings are no longer inhabitable, and there's only limited access to many others.
 
The quake struck early Sunday about 6 miles from the city of Nap. It ruptured water mains and gas lines, left two adults and a child critically injured, and upended bottles and casks at some of Napa Valley's famed wineries.
 
Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reduced the number of customers without power to about 17,000. Right after the earthquake hit, about 70,000 people were without power.
 
The California Department of Transportation has inspected San Francisco Bay Area state highways and structures and says all damage appears to be minor. The agency says bridges and roadways are open and safe for travel.
 
The earthquake is the largest to shake the Bay Area since a magnitude-6.9 quake in 1989.





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