Landmarks, homes, churches destroyed in Malibu fires
It's a sad day in California where hundreds of homes are being evacuated as fires move from the hills to the beachfront.
At least a dozen fires have bee reported in Southern California. One person is San Diego County has been killed while several others have sustained injuries.
In Malibu, the blaze has consumed more than 500-acres, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Many celebrities have been plucked from their posh homes as multiple mandatory evacuations were issued. TMZ.blog is reporting that the homes of actress Olivia Newton-John and country music singer Tanya Tucker have already been evacated while the following celebrities' homes are also in jeopardy: Jennifer Aniston, Sting, Bill Murray, Nick Nolte, Robin Wright Penn, Mel Brooks, Howie Mandel, Tatum O'Neal, Rob Reiner, Goldie Hawn, Linda Ronstadt, Jeff Bridges, David Arquette and Courteney Cox, David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.
Malibu Castle, a historic landmark owned by socialite Lilly Lawrence, has burned destroying a collection of priceless Elvis Presley memorabilia. This report and a report that the castle was in escro to be sold for $17 million also comes from TMZ.blog.
Malibu Presbyterian Church also perished to the fire and the MTA Line 534, which runs along Pacific Coast Highway, is no longer running.
This story is still developing....