Tony Raines of MTV’s “The Problem” is recounting the fear of his Louisiana house collapsing throughout Hurricane Ida, in addition to his dedication to get his fiance assist after she was rendered unconscious.
On Sept. 9, the truth TV star shared a sequence of photos exhibiting the utter destruction of his house. He additionally posted a photograph of fiancée Alyssa Giacon, who was hospitalized after struggling accidents.
“Hurricane Ida may’ve destroyed my house however I nonetheless have my household,” he captioned the pictures. “The evening of the storm a tree got here crashing down by way of our front room. Alyssa and my 4 12 months previous daughter, Isla, had been sitting on the sofa subsequent to one another and I used to be standing in the midst of the room. When the roof collapsed, I fell to the ground and instantly thought the worst.”
Tony rapid ran towards his household, who had been considerably buried in particles.
“I might hear my daughter crying and cleared her from the particles. I introduced her to the center hallway lavatory and went again for Alyssa,” he wrote. “At first she was not responsive and my coronary heart sunk however I might hear her respiration. After a couple of moments of shifting the particles off of her to tug her out she regained consciousness.”
Alyssa, Tony stated, was hit within the head when the ceiling collapsed and her hand was “severely wounded.”
“We had been in a position to make it to the corridor lavatory with my daughter, who was fortunately unscathed, and tried to name 911 for assist with Alyssa’s accidents but it surely was too late. The storm made it unimaginable for emergency providers to get to us. So we waited it out 5 hours earlier than making an attempt a visit to the hospital ourselves,” he stated. “We drove each route doable however there was no approach by way of the downed timber and energy strains any approach we went.”
Ultimately they met a person with a chainsaw who began clearing timber for them, however the course of was sluggish.
“Nearly 4 hours later and we lastly had been in a position to reduce a path by way of and make it to the hospital,” Tony stated. “Alyssa acquired stitches in her brow and the docs scheduled surgical procedure on her hand. If all goes nicely, she is going to make a full restoration in 3 months.”
Regardless of the accidents and the destruction, Tony considers himself fortunate.
“If that tree or a part of the roof falls a foot in some other course this might be a distinct story,” he stated. “I am grateful I get to hug my household and as traumatic as this expertise was, we’re all blessed to nonetheless be right here!”