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Wildfire Sweeps Through Celeb Enclave

Nov 14, 2008 | 4:48am EST

Officials said a wildfire that swept through Montecito, California, on Thursday destroyed more than 70 multimillion-dollar homes, some of which belonged to celebrities. 

Oprah Winfrey and actors Rob LoweChristopher Lloyd and John Cleese all own houses in the mansion-heavy coastal area, which sits about 90 miles from Los Angeles.

No fatalities have been reported, and there have been only four minor injuries as a result of the blaze, but approximately 2,500 residents were forced to evacuate and some 20,000 remain without power.

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