Montecito Fire

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

Oprah Winfrey has a lot more to be concerned about than Jennifer Aniston's dating life.

The talk-show queen is among a handful of celebrities, including Rob Lowe, Michael Douglas, Ellen DeGeneres Kevin Costner and Jeff Bridges, whose homes are threatened by a fast-growing wildfire that has broken out in exclusive Montecito, Calif., in the hills above Santa Barbara.

A dispatcher for the Montecito Fire Department tells E! News that the area around San Yisidro Road and East Valley Road, where Winfrey and Lowe live, has not yet been included in the mandatory evacuation area. While the are is "not in danger" right now, "anything is possible," the dispatcher said.

Lowe's publicist tells E! News that "so far his home and his family are safe." The actor has still evacuated his family from the area.

Both Lowe and Winfrey's homes are less than a mile from several homes devastated in the blaze, and Winfrey's estate is within several hundred yards of the mandatory evacutation zone.

Officials are expecting up to 70 mph winds and zero humidity later today to stoke the fire further.

Flames broke out about 6 p.m. Thursday and have so far burned more than 100 residences and scorched 2,500 acres; 1,500 additional homes, including those of the aforementioned celebs, could be in trouble if firefighters can't get the blaze under control.

Douglas' rep told the Los Angeles Times that his multimillion-dollar digs have so far avoided the inferno.

No word yet from DeGeneres, Costner or Bridges or their Montecito neighbors Steve Martin, Ivan Reitman, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Eva Marie Saint, Carol Burnett, Jonathan Winters and John Cleese.

The ritzy area is a favorite for solitude-seeking celebrities. An average home sells for around $3 million.

—Additional reporting by Whitney English

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