BRAD Pitt’s $ 5.5 million beach house is at risk of torching in a raging wildfire, reveals The Sun.
The Oscar-winning oceanfront property in Goleta, California is dangerously close to the Alisal wildfire.
The fiery hell began on Monday afternoon and had already burned over 15,000 acres of land by Wednesday evening.
Brad’s property has been included in the evacuation warning zone, meaning there is a potential threat to life and property.
The Once Upon A Time In Hollywood star, 57, bought the mansion just north of Santa Barbara for $ 4 million in 2000, the same year he married Jennifer Aniston.
Lately he’s been known to let his Missouri family use it as a vacation home when they visit him.
A Hollywood source said, “Brad and Jen were having a lot of romantic time up there back then.
“Brad still goes there every now and then, but now it’s mostly his family’s home in California when they come to visit Brad.
“However, he really likes the place and has a real sentimental attachment to it.
“(Second wife) Angelina Jolie wasn’t that big of a fan but Brad refused to let her go.
“He likes to let his friends and family stay there even though he doesn’t have a lot of time in his schedule to ride there as often as he would like.
Changing winds of up to 70 mph hampered efforts to keep the blaze under control as fire crews deployed tankers to extinguish the flames.
The fire caused evacuations and even the closure of the legendary 101 highway from Las Cruce to Goleta.
He also forced the emergency services to place former US President Ronald Reagan’s ranch under an evacuation order.
The 688-acre Rancho del Cielo was known as the Western White House when President Reagan and First Lady Nancy used it as a vacation home.
The Young America’s Foundation, which now owns the property, said, “Firefighters are on the Reagan Ranch property and fire retardant will be sprayed around the structures.
“YAF is working with local emergency teams to provide access to two lakes in Rancho del Cielo that contain more than a million gallons of water.”
A federal incident management team was scheduled to take operational control of the firefighting Wednesday night, according to Santa Barbara County firefighters.
Los Padres National Forest Fire Chief Jimmy Harris said, “We have really increased the capacity to handle this incident.
“As the tide turns is actually the most dangerous time and the critical time of the fire as the fire will change direction on us, so I think we are well positioned to meet these challenges with the team that came. and the small army of firefighters that we have assembled here on site.
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