Biggest California quake in 25 years damages Napa post office

Napa’s fire department called for help to put out six fires, transport injured residents and repair gas leaks, ruptured water mains and fallen power lines.

Napa’s post office showed deep cracks, with shattered window panes and bricks shaken from the walls.

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Above photos by Matthew Keys

Read more: Biggest California quake in 25 years rattles Napa Valley, state of emergency declared.

  • A Retired Mail Handler

    What a lovely post office (PO)! Fortunately, no one was hurt due to the time of the earthquake. I do sincerely hope the Pacific Area of the USPS fix up the Napa PO, though it’ll be costly. Such graceful PO buildings need to be kept for posterity. Such architectural work is disappearing. I hope and pray for a speedy recovery. At the same time, let’s all prepare reasonably for disasters.