- Created on Sunday, 24 August 2014 10:49
- Written by City of Napa
Napa, California - A reported 6.1 earthquake hit the North Bay around 3:20am today. It was centered between Napa and American Canyon. Status as of10:40am:
INJURIES: 87 patients have been treated or are being treated at Queen of the Valley Hospital. There are three major injury cases known at this time.
FIRES: Four mobile homes were destroyed and two others are involved in an active fire on Orchard Avenue at the Napa Valley Mobile Home Park in north Napa. Two other fires in residential areas were extinguishsed by Napa fire crews.
STREET CLOSURES: First, Second and Third Streets are closed from Jefferson to Soscol and Main Street is closed from Third to Pearl due to damaged structures. The public should stay out of these areas. There are reports of buckled streets and sidewalks in the Browns Valley area and south toward Carneros. No streets are closed in these areas at this time.
GAS LINES: PG&E crews are responding to approximately 50 reported gas leaks.
WATER SUPPLY: There are approximately 60 water main leaks. Both water treatment plants running, no damage. Some areas have no water due to main breaks and some areas no or low pressure. Water remains safe to drink.
SHELTERS: The Red Cross evacuation center has been moved to the Crosswalk Community Church, 2590 First Street.
City crews are assessing infrastructure damage and damage to homes and other buildings.
Historic Buildings damaged:
• Sam Kee Laundry
• Goodman Library
• Napa County Courthouse
Other buildings in the downtown area appear to be severely damaged.
Drop boxes for debris will be placed at all public schools.
An update will be posted here immediately following each briefing for the Emergency operations staff of the City. The next briefing is at 6pm.