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Firefighters had responded to flames on the building's roof. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Crews were power washing the roof this week to prepare it to be painted
  • The Saints have regularly played their NFL home games at the venue
  • The next Saints home game at the Superdome is scheduled for October 3

.New Orleans, LA, USA
The remains of destroyed homes and businesses are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in Grand Isle. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Louisiana reported 11 new deaths on Wednesday
  • 9 deaths were caused due to "excessive heat during power outage"
  • Two deaths were caused by carbon monoxide poisoning

.New Orleans, LA, USA
The remains of destroyed homes and businesses are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in Grand Isle. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Hundreds of people were evacuated from the city
  • 70% of power has been restored in Lousiana
  • More than 530,000 customers still don't have power in Louisiana

.New Orleans, LA, USA
Joyce and Dave Thomas offer free jambalaya, cooked up by one of their neighbors, along the Carrollton streetcar tracks in New Orleans. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Much of New Orleans has been without power since Hurricane Ida hit 
  • In New Orleans, food is just one of the many ways that residents help each other during hard times
  • Many restaurants and individuals are trying to help the community with free food

.New Orleans, LA, USA
Hurricane Ida caused damage and destruction in New Orleans (Photo: AP)

  • Hurricane Ida rendered many homeless in New Orleans and outside
  • Residents continue to face food, water and gas shortages while battling heat and humidity
  • Power is expected to be fully restore by the end of the month

.New Orleans, LA, USA
Hurricane Ida knocked out electricity to more than 1 million customers in Louisiana. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The storm knocked out electricity in Louisiana
  • The utility issued a statement 
  • The sheriff's office in Lafourche Parish cautioned returning residents in New Orleans

.New Orleans, LA, USA
Ida was the fifth most powerful storm to strike the U.S. when it hit Louisiana on Sunday (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Resources like drinking water, fuel continued to be scarce
  • Supply of power resumed for New Orleans' business district
  • At least 95% of customers remained without power Thursday

.New Orleans, LA, USA
A resident makes a call as she stands in the front door of her flooded home in aftermath of Hurricane Ida. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Power returned for some people in Louisiana, three days after Hurricane Ida hit
  • Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said that much more work lay ahead
  • Some low-lying communities remained largely underwater

.New Orleans, LA, USA
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Dewayne Pellegrin a bowling alley mechanic, cleans up the heavily damaged Bowl South of Louisiana. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana's electric grid on Sunday
  • More than 1 million homes and businesses were left without power
  • An estimated 25,000-plus utility workers are working to restore electricity

.Grand Isle, LA, USA
The remains of destroyed homes and businesses are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in Grand Isle. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Hurricane Ida caused mass devastation on Grand Isle
  • Grand Isle is a Louisiana town on a narrow barrier island
  • About half of the properties in the town of about 1,400 were either heavily damaged or destroyed