Entertainment Jeff Bridges' home 'severely damaged' in California mudslides

04:30  12 january  2018
04:30  12 january  2018 Source:   Wonderwall

Devastated by mudslides, Montecito has nowhere for debris and more rain is on the way

  Devastated by mudslides, Montecito has nowhere for debris and more rain is on the way The massive cleanup effort is still taking place, with debris ending up at fairgrounds and the beachMud, cars, and remnants of 100-year-old trees now fill 11 debris fields in Montecito.

Related: Oprah's home suffers 'minor damage ' from Southern California mudslides . Actor Jeff Bridges also tweeted that he and his family were affected. "Our home has been severely damaged , but we are safe

"You hear the word mudslides and you have no idea the impact that it has. But after the largest fire in California history, it's catastrophic, it's beyond recognizable." Actor Jeff Bridges tweeted that he and his family were affected. "Our home has been severely damaged , but we are safe, and so thankful

Jeff Bridges wearing a suit and tie: Jeff Bridges attends the world premiere of 'Only The Brave' in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2017.© Eugene Powers/WENN.com Jeff Bridges attends the world premiere of 'Only The Brave' in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2017. Jeff Bridges' home could be a total loss after mudslides ripped through his neighborhood.

"Our home has been severely damaged, but we are safe, and so thankful for that and for the first responders who are working tirelessly to save people," he tweeted on Jan. 11. "We are heartbroken over the loss of lives in our community. Your prayers and best wishes are most appreciated."

"The Big Lebowski" star lives behind Oprah Winfrey, who's home was also affected by mudslides. In a video posted to Instagram on Jan. 9, she pointed to a neighbor's home behind hers and said it was "gone." That home, TMZ said, was Jeff's.

Thanks everyone for your prayers and concern. My property is fine.Some mud , and minor damage that pales in comparison to what my neighbors are going thru. #mudslides

‘It was just wiped clean’: Reckoning with the toll of the California mudslides .
Stories of the victims in Montecito emerged as authorities searched for those who remain missing.Then came the rain, which sent rivers of water, mud and debris roaring through the scenic coastal community just south of Santa Barbara. When it was over, the Mitchell home was gone, washed down the road toward the ocean. Just a piece of a wall remained, said Clay Weimer, their son-in-law.

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