Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi Forced To Evacuate Home Due To California Wildfires
Posted: 3:41 pm Monday, December 11th, 2017
88,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes due to the wildfires that have taken over Southern California. Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi are among those who homes are being threatened. Ellen tweeted to fans on Monday that she, her wife, & their pets are safe after being forced from their Carpinteria, California, home due to fire danger. “Our house is under threat of being burned. We just had to evacuate our pets. I’m praying for everyone in our community and thankful to all the incredible firefighters,” the 59-year-old comedian wrote. The wildfires have burned over 200,000 acres & has left over 85,000 people with out power. Ellen & Portia aren’t the only celebs that had to evacuate. Rob Lowe, Lea Michele, and Katy Perry’s parents. The Witness singer tweeted, “Saying a prayer for my hometown of Santa Barbara & Montecito tonight The #thomasfire is still only 10% contained after devastating #Ventura #Ojai & now #Carpinteria. Over 230,000 acres burned… Have many friends & now even my parents evacuate. My heart breaks for the 805.”
“Praying for my town. Fires closing in. Firefighters making brave stands. Could go either way. Packing to evacuate now,” Lowe tweeted on Sunday.
Our house is under threat of being burned. We just had to evacuate our pets. I’m praying for everyone in our community and thankful to all the incredible firefighters. The live stream is on https://t.co/FTcKVvHO16
Everyone in the Montecito area is checking up on each other and helping to get people and animals to safety. I’m proud to be a part of this community. I’m sending lots of love and gratitude to the fire department and sheriffs. Thank you all. #ThomasFire