Kim Kardashian had to evacuate her home because of raging California wildfires

  • Early Friday morning, three wildfires burned in California.
  • Citing safety concerns, officials called for forced emergency evacuations for thousands of people.
  • Many, including celebrities Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe Kardashian and their families, were forced to leave their homes.
  • They posted about their experience on social media.
  • Other stars like Rainn Wilson of “The Office” and Alyssa Milano also tweeted about the experience, letting followers know they are safe.

On Friday morning, three wildfires blazed in California, per CNN. Near the town of Paradise, which is 85 miles north of Sacramento, the Camp Fire is burning. Downstate, close to Los Angeles, the Woolsey and Hill Fires are ablaze.

Friday Morning, over 20 million people were under red flag warnings across the state because of wind-blown fires.

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All three fires led to the forced evacuations of thousands of people for their own – including the Kardashians.

Early Friday, Khloe Kardashian posted on Twitter about her experience.

“I can not sleep!” she wrote in one post. “I am too nervous with these fires.”

Later, she tweeted that she wanted “an evacuation update” after reading reports that the flames had jumped Highway 101.

Around the same time, Kim Kardashian West posted on her Instagram story that she, Kanye West, and their family were being forced to evacuate her Hidden Hills home.

“Pray for Calabasas,” she captioned one picture. “Just landed back home and had one hour to pack up and evacuate our home. I pray everyone is safe.”

An aerial shot. kimkardashian/Instagram

In a later post, she thanked firefighters for their work.

‘Pray for Calabasas.’ kimkardashian/Instagram

Kardashian West also shared a picture of the Woolsey Fire, from a distance.

What appeared to be the fire. kimkardashian/Instagram

Kourtney Kardashian also posted on her Instagram story that she was leaving Calabasas for the night because of the fires.

She packed a car. kourtneykardash/Instagram

West also addressed the evacuation in a post on Twitter. “Thank you for everyone’s prayers,” he wrote. “Our family is safe and close.”

The Kardashians aren’t the only ones who have spoken out about their experience.

On Twitter, Rainn Wilson of “The Office” said he evacuated due to The Hill Fire near Thousand Oaks, where a man opened fire at a college bar Wednesday night, killing 12.

“Please send your prayers to the people of Thousand Oaks and the victims of the shooting that are now having to evacuate their homes and neighbourhoods,” he wrote. “Then send them some cash.”

Alyssa Milano also said she left her home. “I just had to evacuate my home from the fires,” she wrote. “I took my kids, dogs, computer and my Doc Marten boots.”

In Northern California, the town of Paradise has been destroyed by the Camp Fire. The Butte County blaze has destroyed nearly 31 square miles in its waken and more than 27,000 residents have been ordered to evacuate.

Meanwhile, schools in southern California are closed on Friday due to the Woolsey Fire, which called for the evacuation of over 75,000 from their homes overnight.

Editor’s note: this post has been updated.


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