Rachael Ray shares photographs of devastating home fireplace: 'This is what's left'

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Rachael Ray opened up about final month’s fireplace that destroyed her home in upstate New York. The movie star chef shared private footage of the aftermath on the Rachael Ray Show the place she additionally mentioned fireplace security.

“This is what’s left of our house, today,” Ray tweeted forward of the Season 15 premiere. While nearly all of her belongings had been destroyed, Ray mentioned her household is “grateful and mindful of how fortunate we are in many ways.”

Ray, her husband, John Cusimano, and their canine had been safely in a position to escape the home on Chuckwagon Trail in Lake Luzerne when it went up in flames.

USA Today. “It took about one hour for this house to come down – and in my mind, it took decades before it was even built. In the years that I lived here, I learned an awful lot. In the few weeks since it burned I think I’ve learned even more. Today we’re going to share what’s left of our home with you.”” data-reactid=”25″>“On August 9th, my house burned. 15 years of memories; 40 years of notebooks, drawings, thoughts, my life’s work,” Ray started on the high of her present, by way of USA Today. “It took about one hour for this house to come down – and in my mind, it took decades before it was even built. In the years that I lived here, I learned an awful lot. In the few weeks since it burned I think I’ve learned even more. Today we’re going to share what’s left of our home with you.”

Ray revealed the hearth started within the chimney, which she mentioned was cleaned twice a 12 months. The chef — who has owned the home since 2013 — mentioned she ready a hearth within the hearth forward of dinner. Before they sat down, a person “screamed” and alerted them the roof was on fireplace.

“A person was going through our backyard on an ATV and was kind enough to come down the hill and say, ‘Your roof’s on fire.’ Literally screaming it in our backyard,” Ray mentioned. “We went outside, sure enough, that was the case.”

Ray ran upstairs to get “precious things” like “medicines, photographs, notebooks.”

“I heard the fire in the walls,” she added. “It was blood-curdling and chilling from head to toe. I turn to leave and there was a first responder right in front of me, ‘Get out, get out now. You have to go.’”

“I went to get the dog, and that was it,” she continued. “We left our house.”

Ray’s husband joined Monday’s present and talked concerning the devastation.

“The night that the fire happened, we literally were just watching our house burn and burn and burn,” he recalled. “It wouldn’t stop. You’re just thinking, ‘Oh God, what’s going to be left?’ Then we went up there the next day… and there’s devastation everywhere. We were like, ‘Oh my God, there’s no house left.’’”

shared on Rachael Ray in April. The home will should be bulldozed and rebuilt over the course of a couple of 12 months. They are presently staying in a visitor home throughout the road the place she’s filming her present. 

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