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Cara Delevingne speaks out after Hollywood mansion extensively damaged in major fire | Ents & Arts News

By newadmin / Published on Saturday, 16 Mar 2024 13:56 PM / No Comments


Cara Delevingne’s Hollywood mansion has been extensively damaged in a major fire.

The British-born model and actress’s Studio City home, reportedly worth $7m (¬£5.5m), was engulfed in flames and smoke on Friday morning, causing the roof to collapse.

It took 94 firefighters more than two hours to put out the blaze. Two people were injured, including a firefighter, and an occupant of the home, which was not Delevingne, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) said.

Cara Delevingne poses for photographers at the Burberry Winter 2024 fashion show in February. Pic: AP
Cara Delevingne. Pic: AP

Delevingne, 31, is currently in the UK starring in the musical Cabaret in London’s West End.

On Friday, the star uploaded a video and three messages to her Instagram Story.

She posted a picture of two cats with a broken heart emoji, that seemed to imply the pets may have been lost in the fire, with the message: “My heart is broken today. I cannot believe it. Life can change in a blink of an eye. So cherish what you have.”

In the second, she thanked the firefighters and others who came to help “from the bottom of my heart”.

In a third post, which included another image of the cats, she wrote: “They are alive. Thank you to the firefighters.”

The video showed a line of emergency vehicles, including fire engines.

Pic: AP
Pic: AP

The blaze near Fryman Canyon Park was reported at about 4am when firefighters were called to the 3000 block of North Oakdell Lane east of Fryman Road, Sky’s US partner, NBC, said.

Flames and smoke were rising from the burning two-floor house and could be seen from nearby freeways, NBC added.

An aerial view shows a fire-damaged property, which appears to belong to Cara Delevingne, Friday, March 15, 2024, in the Studio City section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Pic: AP

One firefighter was said to be stable in hospital after sustaining an injury involving a ladder, while the occupant suffered minor smoke inhalation, according to LAFD.

The department said crews arrived to find a major fire in the back of the 6,650-square-foot home.

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Video filmed in daylight showed blackened, smouldering ruins and a large plume of smoke coming from the centre of the main part of the building, with large holes in the structure revealing blackened interiors.

A smaller building close to a swimming pool was also badly damaged.

The department said the blaze consumed one room in the back of the house and “developed into a deep-seated attic fire”.

Delevingne’s run as Sally Bowles in the long-running show Cabaret began on Monday.


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