BREAKING: Firefighters battle huge blaze at Rachael Ray’s upstate New York home
- Warren County Sheriff’s Office confirms there is a fire at a house on Chuckwagon Trail in Lake Luzerne belonging to celebrity chef and TV personality Rachael Ray
- Photos posted online showed the home engulfed in flames with the roof on fire
- Ray has been filming from the home for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic
- Ray gave a video tour of her kitchen that she designed herself
Firefighters are on the scene of a blaze at the upstate New York home of talk show host and TV chef, Rachael Ray.
Ray’s home is located on Chuckwagon Trail in Lake Luzerne, north of Saratoga Springs.
First pictures of the blaze showed enormous flames bursting out from the roof of the home, which was surrounded by smoke.
‘Seeing some of the first pictures of the fire at the Lake Luzerne home of @rachaelray and it does not look good,’ reporter Mark Mulholland wrote.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Warren County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed there is a fire at a house on Chuckwagon Trail in Lake Luzerne New York belonging to celebrity chef and TV personality Rachael Ray
Photos posted online showed the home engulfed in flames with the roof on fire
Quarantine buddy: Back in April, she gave a YouTube tour of her home in Lake Luzerne, New York, where she’s been spending quarantine with husband John M Cusimano, 52
The home is located in upstate New York, about half an hour’s drive north of Saratoga Springs
At one point, 12 fire departments were the scene tackling the fire after being called to the incident at 7.27pm on Sunday evening.
In a statement, representatives of Ray confirmed there were no injuries although the extent of the damage is unknown.
A retired fire official at the scene said that Ray was at home when the fire broke out, but she was able to get out of the house with no injuries according to CBS17.
Fire fighters were on scene at the upstate New York home from around 7:30pm on Sunday
Ray has been filming from the home for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic
Rachael, her husband and their dog Bella are said to be safe.
Ray, 51, has been filming and cooking up a storm from her home since the coronavirus pandemic began and in April posted video online of her kitchen.
The TV chef owns almost 200 acres of land in the Adirondacks mountain range.
She sharesthe home with her husband, John Cusimano, and reveals in the video that she designed it herself by drawing it out on a piece of paper.
Rachael hosted her cooking show from in the kitchen from April when the pandemic began
Open-plan: Rachel made her kitchen just how she wanted it …by designing it on a piece of paper
‘I decorated the house before it was ever built,’ Ray says in a video tour of her kitchen and pantry. ‘I drew the house on a piece of paper so I knew what I wanted it to be in my mind.’
The spacious, open-plan design allowed Ray to film her show from the comfort of her own kitchen.
In a video clip that gave a tour of the kitchen, she revealed that her two favorite appliances was the six-burner gas stove and her wood-fired pizza oven, which she referred to as her ‘treasures.’
Cosy living: The kitchen certainly had a country cottage vibe to the decor
Environmentally friendly: The chef uses organic dish soap as well as growing her own herbs
Busy: Her kitchen top appeared to be full of little trinkets
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