Mannequin and actor Cara Delevingne’s Los Angeles house is destroyed in hearth

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By Calvin S. Nelson

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles house of mannequin and actor Cara Delevingne was destroyed in a hearth Friday.

One firefighter was taken to a hospital in truthful situation with unspecified accidents, and one unidentified particular person from the home suffered minor smoke inhalation, Los Angeles Fireplace Division spokesman Nicholas Prange mentioned.

Delevingne shared a number of Instagram tales referring to the hearth after TMZ reported that the home within the Studio Metropolis neighborhood that was engulfed in flames earlier than daybreak belonged to her. Delevingne is presently showing in a manufacturing of “Cabaret” on London’s West Finish and was apparently not at house.

Firefighters arrived on the two-story home to search out heavy hearth within the rear, which destroyed a room and unfold to the attic, Prange mentioned. As soon as hearth crews made sure everybody was out of the home, they took a defensive place and the roof collapsed. It took them greater than two hours to place out the flames.

Hours later, Delevingne, shared a video that confirmed a avenue full of fireplace vehicles with lights flashing.

“Thanks from the underside of my coronary heart to all of the firefighters and folks that have confirmed as much as assist,” one other Instagram story learn.

A 3rd Instagram story confirmed a photograph of two cats with the caption, “ My coronary heart is damaged right now I can not consider it life can change within the blink of a watch cherish what you have got.” She later clarified with one other submit that her cats weren’t harm within the hearth.

The house additionally matches one which was featured in a 2021 profile in Architectural Digest. The white brick home with two swimming pools and two trampolines within the yard was in-built 1941 for the Von der Ahe household, founders of the Vons grocery chain.

Delevingne and her designer added playful components, together with a dressing up room for dress-up events, a toilet that is a memorial to David Bowie, poker and billiard rooms, and a ball pit.

“If I’m having a foul day, I simply hop within the ball pit,” Delevingne informed the journal. “You’ll be able to’t actually cry in a ball pit.”

Delevingne’s representatives didn’t instantly reply to emails looking for remark.

The trigger was underneath investigation.

The 31-year-old London-born Delevingne grew to become extensively generally known as a style mannequin within the early 2010s and later started performing, showing within the 2016 DC Comics movie “Suicide Squad” and director Luc Besson’s 2017 “Valerian and the Metropolis of a Thousand Planets.”

She additionally appeared within the Hulu sequence “Solely Murders within the Constructing” with Steve Martin, Martin Quick and Selena Gomez in 2022, and on FX’s “American Horror Story” in 2023.


Related Press Author John Antczak and AP photographer Jae Hong contributed.

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