NAPA (CBS SF) — Police have released tapes of 911 calls that came in right after last month’s 6.0 earthquake that struck the Napa Valley.
Panicked callers reported power outages, natural gas leaks and injuries moments after the quake struck around 3:20 a.m. on August 24. The more serious calls involved a person having a seizure, and one person was trapped in a chair lift.READ MORE: UPDATE: Oakland Officer, Suspect Wounded In Shootout; Suspect Surrenders After Tense Standoff
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The calls were released as President Barack Obama declared the quake damaged region a disaster area on Thursday, opening the door for federal aid.MORE NEWS: Fire Burns Inside Commercial Building In Downtown Petaluma