8/25/14 — 8:45 PM — Here is the scene this evening as city workers removed the top section of the bell tower from the First Baptist Church. The top section of the tower was badly damaged in the quake and was so unstable it was at risk of falling off at any time. Includes an interview with Vallejo Public Works Director David Kleinschmnidt.
Here is video of the scene at the First Baptist Church at 3:45 today, just after the building was red tagged by city officials. Vallejo Public Works Director David Kleinschmidt described the masonry parapet atop the bell tower as, “so loose the whole thing shook with one touch.” Includes an interview with Pastor Al Marks, lead pastor at the church.