Rachael Ray reveals NYC apartment flooded one year after house fire

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Rachael Ray can’t appear to capture a crack.

The Television chef, 53, unveiled that just one 12 months following her update New York dwelling burned down in a fire, her New York Town apartment flooded due to the fact of Hurricane Ida. 

“Ida took it out. And I signify, out. Down really hard,” Ray explained to Folks journal. “Like, practically every single speaker in the ceiling, the fire, each individual seam in the wall… It was like the apartment just pretty much melted, like in ‘Wicked’ or something.”

Ray explained she and her spouse, John Cusimano, experienced just finished renovations on the NYC pad. After a remediation crew came in, even extra destruction was completed. 


“They place up their fans and their humidifiers. And then, they make a gap in the wall and break the primary h2o pipe and flood the complete making down to the first floor, from our condominium on the sixth ground.” Ray claimed. “Tell me you would not sense like a kicked can.”

Rachael Ray revealed her New York Metropolis condominium flooded since of Hurricane Ida. 
(The Rachael Ray Present)

Past August, the bestselling author’s Lake Luzerne home went up in flames because of to a chimney hearth. She experienced the dwelling for 15 a long time and shed quite a few distinctive belongings such as cookbooks and picture albums.

The good thing is, she, Cusimano, and her animals were not harmed. 

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“On August 9th, my dwelling burned. 15 years of reminiscences 40 yrs of notebooks, drawings, views, my life’s do the job,” Ray instructed her viewers last 12 months. “It took about a person hour for this property to come down – and in my mind it took a long time in advance of it was even built. In the years that I lived right here, I realized an awful great deal. In the couple of weeks considering that it burned I feel I have learned even additional. Today we’re likely to share what is left of our home with you.” 

Ray recalled how she and her partner were prepping dinner and designed a fireplace in their hearth, which experienced been cleaned out twice previously. Then, a neighbor alerted them their roof was on hearth. 

“A person was likely by our yard on an ATV and was variety more than enough to come down the hill and say, ‘Your roof’s on fireplace.’ Practically screaming it in our backyard,” Ray explained. “We went exterior (and) sure plenty of, that was the scenario.”

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Ray reported she “listened to the fireplace in the walls… It was blood-curdling and chilling from head to toe. I switch to depart and there was a first responder ideal in entrance of me, (indicating), ‘Get out, get out now. You have to go.'”

The few has been residing in a visitor house on the Lake Luzerne house considering the fact that the blaze happened and are at the moment in the method of rebuilding the home.