Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins Offer Update After Evacuating From Wildfire

Transgender rights activist and her partner take to Instagram after the Woolsey fire threatens their home

By McKenna Aiello Nov 10, 2018 7:15 PMTags
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UPDATE: Caitlyn Jenner's home looked intact in an aerial photo taken on Saturday morning. Police and firefighters are still working to battle fires in Malibu other communities. Roads have been shut down. More than 250,000 people have evacuated and more than 150 homes have been destroyed.

Sophia Hutchins said in an Instagram video on Saturday: "Good morning, I just want to let everyone know we're safe, we made it through the night. We don't know how badly the house burned but it's not looking good. We're going to go check it out if it's safe later today, and we just want to send a big thank you to all the first responders in L.A."

She also wrote, "We had less than 10 minutes, before the flames surrounded us, to pack up a few special belongings and our puppies. We got out. We are safe. We don't know the full extent of the damage, but when we left it was not looking good at all. Thank you to everyone for reaching out. #praying"


Caitlyn Jenner is thanking her lucky stars after escaping the dangerous wildfires continuing to scorch Southern California. 

The Olympian and transgender rights activist confirmed Friday that she and self-described partner Sophia Hutchins left their Malibu home in light of the Woolsey fire, which called for total evacuation of the affluent community and its surrounding neighborhoods. 

In a video shared to Jenner's Instagram page, she and Hutchins assured fans they were out of harm's way, but could not confirm the status of their 3,500-square-foot residence.

"Well, we're safe at a safe house," Caitlyn told her 9 million followers. "Don't know if the house made it or not. It's still up in the air. We're safe and sound." 

Hours ago, TMZ reported that Caitlyn's home went up in flames. Meanwhile, several of the reality TV personality's family members, including Kim KardashianKhloe Kardashian and Rob Kardashian, have also evacuated their Hidden Hills properties

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Sophia then chimed in, "The dogs are out in the pool swimming and having a good time." Caitlyn responded, "I don't think we're having that good of a day," to which Sophia said, "We're having a vodka. It's beena a helluva morning. We're safe. That's all that matters."

While it's unclear where Caitlyn and Sophia have sought refuge from the blaze, Kim and Khloe continue to keep followers up to date on their whereabouts. The E! reality star shared a photo of her niece True Thompson on Instagram, writing, "Trying to get my mind off of this fire and snuggling with my niece. We are all safe and that's all that matters."

Kim also tweeted, "I heard the flames have hit our property at our home in Hidden Hills but now have stopped. It doesn't seems like it is getting worse. God is good."

Other celebrities who documented their evacuations included Lady GagaWill SmithAlyssa MilanoRainn Wilson and Iggy Azalea

The rapidly moving brush fire has also left the Agoura Hills mansion where The Bachelor franchise is filmed in "grave danger," according to the series creator. 

(Originally published on Friday, November 9, at 4:50 p.m. PT)