Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's efforts saved their neighbors' homes.
Residents of California have been dealing with the wildfires that have struck the area over the past week. Reports are claiming that 250,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes during this time. Many celebrities including Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler, Rainn Wilson and more have lost their homes during the fire. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were forced to evacuate their homes last week, but the couple reportedly hired private firefighters to not only save their own homes but also, their neighbors'.
According to TMZ, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West not only saved their own home, but also the houses that surrounded theirs. Their Hidden Hills house sits at the end of a cul-de-sac and borders a field. If their house began to catch fire, the flames would spread onto their neighbors' homes. KimYe hired a private team of firefighters to try and stop the fire from catching onto their property. The firefighters relentlessly put in work to save the homes on the block. Not only were the equipped with hoses to put out the fire, but they also dug ditches to create a fire break.
Thankfully, the firefighters managed to save Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's $60M home, but they also saved several other houses on the block. Neighbors who spoke to TMZ thanked the couple for taking the initiative to save their homes.