Entertainment Jeff Bridges' home 'severely damaged' in California mudslides

06:50  12 january  2018
06:50  12 january  2018 Source:   Wonderwall

Oprah among celebrities hit by mudslides

  Oprah among celebrities hit by mudslides Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres and the Hadid sisters are among some of the celebrities affected by the deadly mudslides in California. Heavy rain in Southern California has triggered mudslides that have left at least 15 people dead and the whole town of Montecito.Some of the residents of the 9,000-strong town include A-listers, who have been sharing pictures of the damage and sending prayers to their neighbours on social media."What a day," Oprah wrote, sharing short videos on Instagram of gas fires, mudslides and helicopters."Praying for our community again in Santa Barbara. Woke up to this blazing gas fire.

Related: Oprah's home suffers 'minor damage ' from Southern California mudslides . Actor Jeff Bridges also tweeted that he and his family were affected. "Our home has been severely damaged , but we are safe

Actor Jeff Bridges has become the latest celebrity victim of the floods and mudslides that have hit Santa Barbara County in California . The Oscar winner has revealed his home has been “ severely damaged ” in the aftermath of this week’s heavy rains.

Jeff Bridges wearing a suit and tie: Jeff Bridges attends the world premiere of 'Only The Brave' in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2017.© Eugene Powers/WENN.com Jeff Bridges attends the world premiere of 'Only The Brave' in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2017.

Jeff Bridges' home could be a total loss after mudslides ripped through his neighborhood.

"Our home has been severely damaged, but we are safe, and so thankful for that and for the first responders who are working tirelessly to save people," he tweeted on Jan. 11. "We are heartbroken over the loss of lives in our community. Your prayers and best wishes are most appreciated."

"The Big Lebowski" star lives behind Oprah Winfrey, who's home was also affected by mudslides. In a video posted to Instagram on Jan. 9, she pointed to a neighbor's home behind hers and said it was "gone." That home, TMZ said, was Jeff's.

Thanks everyone for your prayers and concern. My property is fine.Some mud , and minor damage that pales in comparison to what my neighbors are going thru. #mudslides

Search dogs lead hunt for more victims of Montecito mudslide .
The small white border collie with black spots ran up the side of what used to be a roof of a house at Olive Mill and Hot Springs roads with his handler, Capt. Davis Doty of the Orange County Fire Authority. “Kneel!” Doty yelled at Jester. He obeyed.For first responders searching through the mud and wreckage, their furry companions become more than just assistants.“We spend hours every day together, bonding and training,” Doty said. “He’s great.”Jester is one of eight search-and-rescue dogs scouring the mud and rubble after Tuesday’s deadly mudslide.

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