The Los Angeles Fire Department was called to the Oscar winner’s home in the Beverly Crest neighborhood on Wednesday night after a report of smoke, which was seen coming from the second floor of the mansion. Luckily, the source of the smoke was determined, no fire broke out and there were no injuries.
“There is no fire and everyone is OK and safe,” Washington’s publicist tells Yahoo Entertainment.
According to the LAFD, firefighters searched the walls of the 28,887-square-foot, four story mansion with thermal imaging cameras to determine the source of smoke. No concealed flames were found. The source of that smoke was determined to be one of several furnaces in the home that was recently serviced. The furnace was “taken safely off-line.”
The final report from firefighters confirmed, “There were no injuries, and all occupants have been allowed to return inside the residence” at about 10:30 p.m. However, it’s not immediately known if Washington was at the home at the time.
Send your news and stories to us firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and WhatsApp: +447747873668.
Before you go...
Democratic norms are being stress-tested all over the world, and the past few years have thrown up all kinds of questions we didn't know needed clarifying – how long is too long for a parliamentary prorogation? How far should politicians be allowed to intervene in court cases? To monitor these issues as closely as we have in the past we need your support, so please consider donating to The Climax News Room.