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Vallejo City Manager Declares State-Of-Emergency Following Napa Earthquake

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Damage to side of the former Crowley Department Store building caused by the Napa Valley Earthquake.

Damage to side of the former Crowley Department Store building caused by the Napa Valley Earthquake.

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by CBS SF Bay Area

VALLEJO (CBS SF) — Multiple structures throughout downtown Vallejo and Mare Island were damaged as a result of a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that that rattled near American Canyon early Sunday morning.

Vallejo city officials have estimated that $5 million in damage has resulted from the temblor.

City Manager Daniel E. Keen declared a state of emergency for the city.

EXTENDED COVERAGE:

As of late Sunday morning, 41 buildings were reportedly damaged, city officials said.

The earthquake left behind collapsed awnings and facades; broken windows and glass; damaged sprinkler systems and downed chimneys, city officials said.

Emergency responders and city crews assessed the damaged structures while repairs continue on 16 water main breaks and individual calls on water outages, city officials said.

Some structures were either red-tagged, meaning no one was allowed inside until repairs were completed, or yellow-tagged, meaning limited access was allowed, according to city officials.

The American Red Cross set up a shelter at the Florence Douglas Center at 333 Amador St. but was closed as of 10 p.m. Sunday night.

Schools in the Vallejo City Unified School District will be opened Monday.

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