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Cara Delevingne's $7 million Los Angeles home destroyed by fire: 'My heart is broken'

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A Los Angeles mansion owned by British model and actress Cara Delevingne has been gutted by fire, leaving the luxurious property in ruins. Fortunately, Cara Delevingne was not present at the time of the incident, as she is currently performing in a stage production in London's West End. Viral photos and videos show massive flames engulfing the roof of the upscale residence, followed by charred debris. Initially fearful of losing her two pet cats in the fire, Cara Delevingne shared a note expressing her grief, highlighting the fragility of life and calling for appreciating what you have. However, she later brought relief to her 42 million followers by announcing that her beloved feline companions had survived and expressed gratitude to the firefighters for their efforts.

“My heart is broken. Life can change in the blink of an eye. So cherish what you have. They are alive! Thank you firefighters,” Cara Delevingne wrote in his Instagram story. Two people were injured in the fire, which gutted the two-story mansion nestled in the hills of Studio City, northwest of Hollywood. A firefighter was hospitalized in stable condition, while a resident suffered mild smoke inhalation, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). Responding to a 911 call around 4 a.m. local time (11 a.m. GMT) Friday, firefighters battled the blaze, which started in the rear of the 1970s home, quickly spread to the attic and led to the roof collapse. It took more than two hours for 94 firefighters to bring the fire under control, and nearby residents were evacuated as a precaution to prevent further spread, as the newspaper reported. CBS News. Firefighters have opened an investigation into the causes of the fire.

The actress, who recently made her stage debut as Sally Bowles in Cabaret at London's Kit Kat Club, reportedly acquired the property in 2019. Describing it as “one of my favorite places” during a home visit for Architectural Digest in 2021, Cara Delevingne highlighted its unique features, including a David Bowie shrine, a ball pit and a collection of Japanese puzzle boxes, drawing inspiration from Hugh Hefner for its decorative choices.

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