Celebrities Evacuate Homes Amid SoCal Wildfire Threat

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“Just evacuated my house. Actress and singer Lea Michele was among the evacuees. Dark times.”
A representative for Handler did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for further comment. “Stay safe everyone. That taping went on as planned, according to a post from Handler on Instagram. Handler’s evacuation came on the same day she was set to film the final episode of her “Chelsea” talk show. Chelsea Handler attends the “Goldie’s Love-In” event on Nov. “Thank you to all the firefighters who are risking their lives to save ours,” she wrote on Twitter. On Wednesday, a blaze known as the Skirball Fire broke out along the 405 freeway, one of the nation’s busiest, prompting a mandatory evacuation order for a portion of the affluent Bel Air neighborhood. It has since reopened in both directions. 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills. Socialite Paris Hilton tweeted that her house was being evacuated and her pets moved to safety. There are several active fires in and around Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Comedian Chelsea Handler is among the thousands who have had to flee their homes over the last three days as several wildfires burn in Southern California. 34.100245

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Getty Center Closes as Skirball Fire Burns in Bel-Air, But Flames Pose no Threat to Art “I had two minutes to think what I would take and I grabbed my cat and that’s all,” she said. It’s like Donald Trump is setting the world on fire. The largest fire currently being battled is Ventura County’s Thomas Fire, which has claimed 90,000 acres and destroyed at least 150 buildings, according to officials. The Rye Fire in Santa Clarita led to production delays for two television series, HBO’s “Westworld” and CBS’s “S.W.A.T.”
“Westworld” resumed production on Wednesday but continues to monitor the situation, according to HBO. The “Glee” star told The Hollywood Reporter that she left her home Wednesday morning. The Skirball Fire also led to the closure of that major highway. Literally and figuratively,” Handler tweeted Wednesday morning.