LOUISIANA, USA — Residents all over are quickly beginning to pick up the pieces after Hurricane Ida's landfall on the state Sunday, and EyeWitness News reporters have been there to capture the madness and good deeds.
Thai restaurant serves up free food for city crews
A Thai restaurant on Magazine Street started feeding first responders and city workers for free and then paying customers started showing up
The owner of Sukho Thai said they’re lucky to have a gas stove and feel better working than sitting at home.
All the beer and ice cream must go at this brewery
At Courtyard Brewery in New Orleans, the owner said he needs to get rid of all the ice cream and IPA before it goes bad. A group of people has shown up to help out by drinking beer out on the patio, swapping stories like they've known each other, but they just met Monday.
People lined up to get food on North Claiborne Avenue
The line stretched around the block at Manchu food store. They are one of the only places with a generator open in the area.
The roof was blown off a school
Hurricane Ida blew the roof off of St. Stephen School on Napoleon Avenue. The storm blew the roof into the power lines.
Pizza shop owner trying to use perishable ingredients before they go bad
Opening up to feed those without power, this New York pizza owner on Magazine Street is grateful to her gas oven after Hurricane Ida knocked out power throughout the state. They are working quickly to drain their fridge of ingredients and drinks so they don’t go bad.
Damage in St. Bernard Parish
Crews are still accessing the full extent of the damage done by Hurricane Ida in the area. There are downed trees and power lines across the parish.
Highway 56, where the storm landed
Significant damage was done to the homes that stretch across Highway 56, between Houma and Chauvin, where Hurricane Ida took landfall Sunday.