NAPA EARTHQUAKE VIDEO UPDATE: 208 People Injured; 33 Napa Buildings Uninhabitable
By Brian Shields, Mario Sevilla and Aaron Pero
Sun Aug 24th, 2014 3:25am America/Los_Angeles
NAPA (KRON) — Building inspectors are spreading out across Napa Monday as residents and businesses continue to clean up and assess the damage.
By mid-morning Monday fewer than 100 PG&E customers were without power At the peak on Sunday more than 70,000 people were without power. PG&E now says it is not aware of any existing natural gas line breaks.
There are now 208 people confirmed injured. 17 or those patients were admitted to the hospital in Napa A child who was flown to Oakland’s Children’s Hospital remains critically hurt.
The big issue remains water main breaks. The number of water lines that had ruptured grew from 60 to 90 overnight. In many cases officials say they found second and third cracks when they went in to repair and replace damaged lines..
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Schools are closed Monday in the Napa Valley Unified School District. Napa Valley College is open as usual.
All of Napa’s parking garages have been inspected and are safe, authorities say. Streets are closed throughout downtown Napa as repair and clean-up efforts continue.
The Senior Center is among the 33 buildings that are red tagged. The Community Services Building remains closed pending the close of inspections.
What to do with all of the trash and debris? The City of Napa has set up debris collection stations at Napa High School, Harvest Middle School, Browns Valley, El Centro, Alta Heights, Northwood, and West Park elementary schools. By 5pm bins will also be placed at Klamath Park, Las Flores Center, Century Oaks Park, Fairview Park and Parking Lot Location G North at Corner of Pearl and Coombs for residents and business doing cleanup. The City’s Public Information hotline is open st 707-258-7817.
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