The Wire star Wendell Pierce loses his Baton Rouge home to floods


'Wire' actor Wendell Pierce Losses Second Home To Flooding

The Wire actor Wendell Pierce's home has been destroyed by flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 11 years after his childhood home was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Wendell starred in The Wire

The 52-year-old Louisiana native revealed the sad news on Twitter.

The Treme star's parents' home was damaged when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005.

He later tweeted phone numbers for the American Red Cross and Baton Rouge Food Bank.

A noticeably shaken Wendell called the destruction "a private pain" in a video posted at the beginning of the week by American website TMZ.