Firefighters Inspect Post-Ida Devastation in Louisiana

Firefighters from Georgia helped distribute aid in Houma, Louisiana, as the state continued its recovery following Hurricane Ida’s devastating landfall last week.

This footage by Shane Shifflett, a volunteer firefighter and fire photographer, offers a glimpse into the realities faced by many in Houma, with numerous homes shown to be severely damaged or destroyed, and debris strewn across lawns.

Local authorities also reported widespread damage to electrical infrastructure. As of Tuesday evening, 302 electricity poles had been repaired or replaced in Houma. Credit: Shane Shifflett via Storyful