Quake damage draws tourists

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POSTED: Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 6:00pm

UPDATED: Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 6:00pm

"Disaster tourism" is on display in Napa, California, where visitors are flocking to see evidence of the recent earthquake. David Bienick reports.

(KCRA) One week after a magnitude-6.0 earthquake rattled California's Napa Valley, tourists have started to return, and some visitors are coming not just for the scenic hillsides and sips of chardonnay.

Crumbling buildings and fenced off facades attracted crowds of picture-takers Sunday afternoon.

"We have hurricanes in Texas. We don't have earthquakes," said Beverly Canales, of Austin.

Canales said she traveled to San Francisco to celebrate her brother's birthday and decided to make a detour to the disaster zone.

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