Celebrities share harrowing stories after losing their homes to California wildfires

The wildfires in California have caused unprecedented damage to life and property, and the many rich and famous residents were not left unaffected


                            Celebrities share harrowing stories after losing their homes to California wildfires
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Gerard Butler posted a picture of his Malibu home that was destroyed in the Woolsey Fire

"Driving around Point Dume on Saturday. My heart aches for all those who lost their homes and their lives in California. I was one of the lucky ones, my home was only partially destroyed. A lot of people lost everything and will have to rebuild from scratch", Gerard wrote in his post. (Instagram)

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Miley Cyrus shared before and after photos of her home which was destroyed in the Woolsey Fire

"Completely devastated by the fires affecting my community. I am one of the lucky ones. My animals and LOVE OF MY LIFE made it out safely & that’s all that matters right now. My house no longer stands but the memories shared with family & friends stand strong," Miley Cyrus said. (Twitter)

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Liam Hemsworth, who shares the house with Miley Cyrus, also posted a photo of the carnage caused by the fire

"It’s been a heartbreaking few days. This is what’s left of my house. Love. Many people in Malibu and surrounding areas in California have lost their homes also and my heart goes out to everyone who was affected by these fires," Liam Hemsworth wrote after the fire. (Instagram)

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Caitlyn Jenner had to evacuate her Malibu home over fears that it would be destroyed by the flames

The reality star later told fans that that she was "one of the lucky ones" because her home had escaped the flames. She also shared a photo of her with firefighters saying, "God bless the first responders that have been working tirelessly, around the clock, to protect people. Thank you." (Instagram)

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Orlando Bloom was also forced to evacuate after the fires came dangerously close to his house

The Pirates of the Caribbean star shared this view of his street with his 2.1 million followers over the weekend. (Instagram)

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Shannen Doherty shared a photo of her with the brave firefighters

Shannen Doherty was one of the few lucky people whose homes were not destroyed by the Woolsey Fire but she was devastated after the house that she got married in, and which belonged to her best friend, was completely destroyed. (Instagram)

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Neil Young also lost his home, reportedly the second to be claimed by a California fire

Canadian singer Neil Young's home lay in ruins after being destroyed by the Woolsey Fire in Southern California (Twitter)

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Robin Thicke and his pregnant girlfriend were evacuated from their Malibu abode due to the raging wildfires

'Our home is just to the left! Praying', Robin had written on his Instagram post as the fire approached the home he shares with his girlfriend (Instagram)

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Jessica Simpson, who is currently pregnant, was lucky as her California home was saved by first responders

"Praying for everyone in California affected by these terrible fires. We have been evacuated for almost 48hrs now and need the angels to keep surrounding our home. Thank you to the brave firefighters who have protected our home so far", she wrote. (Instagram)

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Sophia Hutchins shared a photo her property after the fires ravaged the whole area

"You can see our house up at the top of the hill. Amazingly it escaped unscathed despite being engulfed in flames," Sophia wrote. (Instagram)

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