A state of emergency has been declared in the American state of California following a 6.1 magnitude earthquake on Sunday.
The American state of California has declared itself in a state of emergency following the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck near American Canyon, CA on Sunday. Emergency workers continue to scramble to put out fires and treat injuries in the nearby areas. At least 90 people have had to be treated in the emergency room of the Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, California as a result of the area.
The earthquake struck at 10:20am (GMT) and sent much of Napa Valley, an area renown for wine growing and fine dining, into disarray. Buildings were damaged and fires broke out – rescue crews still attempting to put many out. Emergency crews are currently ensuring the fires are put out and anybody trapped is rescued.