The US Army National Guard assisted recovery efforts in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Thursday, August 27, after Hurricane Laura caused severe damage in the state.
Lake Charles suffered severe damage to buildings and homes after the hurricane made landfall early Thursday as a category four storm. A shelter-in-place order was extended Friday following a fire that erupted at a Lake Charles chemical plant while the hurricane moved through the area, local media reported.
This footage was filmed by the Louisiana National Guard, who said it shows guardsmen with the 843rd Engineer Company, 205th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade clearing roads in Lake Charles on Thursday. Credit: US Army National Guard via Storyful