- Denzel Washington's Beverly Crest house became a centre of attention when firefighters responded to reports of smoke at the home
- The Los Angeles and Beverly Hills fire departments thought Denzel's home was on fire on Wednesday night
- The authorities have expressed that despite a thorough search of Denzel's mansion, there was no active fire discovered
Firefighters responded to reports of smoke at the house of veteran Hollywood actor Denzel Washington on Wednesday night, November 11.
The fire crews have shared that there were no flames visible when they got to the Beverly Crest mansion of the popular actor. It is also unclear whether the Safe House actor was at his home at the time of the alleged fire.
According to news reports, everyone inside the house got out safely. Authorities shared that smoke could be seen coming from the second floor of the multi-level home in the first block of Beverly Park Circle.
The smoke on the second floor was determined to be from one of several furnaces in the home that was recently serviced and was taken offline, according to authorities.
CBS Los Angeles reports that the Los Angeles Fire Department expressed that despite a thorough search of the 28,887-square-foot mansion with thermal imaging cameras, there was no active fire discovered. All fire crews — both Los Angeles and Beverly Hills fire departments — then left the scene.
Denzel's worried fans took to social media to share their reactions to the news. Check out some of the comments below:
"I’ve crushed on him for YEARS. I just want to know everyone is okay."
"Denzel is an awesome dude, glad this wasn’t too serious."
"Hope he and family remain safe. Now leave them be, to get on without having you lot be intrusive."
"I am so done with 2020. What else can happen? Fire storm from the sun? Meteor hits the earth? Mobile phone satellites crash on an asteroid? The hits just keep coming this year."
"Got a sinking feeling the minute I saw Denzel trending. OH, NO YOU DON'T, 2020! Glad everyone's in one piece."
"Glad to know everyone's okay."
"Thank God he and his family appear to be safe."
In other entertainment news, Legit.ng reported that Denzel Washington was hailed as a hero after helping out a disorientated homeless man.
A video of the situation made the round on social media. In the video, the actor is seen helping the man off a busy street. He then acts as a mediator and communicator when the police arrive. Social media users labelled Denzel's actions as "selfless" and commendable.
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