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Inspectors Out Looking at Napa Quake Damage

Matt Ball on August 28, 2014 - in Buildings, Maintenance

A small platoon of building inspectors scoured Napa’s central core Monday, visiting commercial and residential properties door to door in what is likely to become an arduous task of assessing the full extent of Sunday’s earthquake.

About 30 inspection teams, each with two inspectors, were tasked with conducting at least “windshield,” or quick exterior, inspections or assessments of properties in and near downtown Napa. As of 5 p.m. Monday, at least 70 buildings in the city have been “red-tagged” by building inspectors, which means the structures are uninhabitable because of earthquake damage.

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