According to our sources, winds have died down somewhat and the firefighters are able to concentrate on various hot spots. However, the warm Santa Ana winds often kick up in the early evening, so let's all cross our fingers and toes that hundreds of firefighters and water drop planes are able to be successfully get the various blazes under control.
Reports say several areas have been evacuated including many houses along Malibu Road, the Malibu Colony, and Carbon Beach. These areas are filled with the homes of rich and famous folks like Jennifer Aniston, Sting and Trudie Styler, David Geffen, Larry Ellison, Tanya Tucker, Linda Ronstadt, Bill Murray, Goldie Hawn, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen, Jerrold Perenchio, and many, many more. And those are just the folks on the ocean. There are also lots of celebs up in the hills including Britney Spears, Kelsey Grammar and Olivia Newton John.
But let's be real folks, it doesn't matter if you're rich and famous when it comes to the tragedy of fire. Your Mama aches for all the people in Malibu, not just the celebrities.
The photo above is the remains of the Castle Kashan. Sad, sad, sad to lose a landmark residence like this.
Go firefighters, GO!
Sources: KABC via CNN (photo)