Actress Anne Heche was taken to hospital Friday after her car was driven from the front of a Los Angeles home that started a fire that engulfed the structure and made her resident rush to rescue her pet.
“I’m fine, my dogs are fine, and my tortoise is fine, but everything else is gone, and I’m a fucking wreck,” said the victim, who survived the wild accident and asked not to be identified. Rolling stone,
Police and fire officials declined to name the driver Friday afternoon, but a law enforcement source confirmed Heche’s identity Rolling stone That six days seven nights Behind the wheel of the blue Mini Cooper was the actress. CBS Los Angeles also confirmed burnt vehicle Pulled from the house was owned by Heche.
“The car left the road at T intersection and climbed over the curb. It was blowing through the air before it went into the house and when it came to rest it was about 30 feet inside the tiny house,” said Brian Humphrey, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. Rolling stone, Stating that the incident took place at 10:56 am Pacific time.
“The house was thoroughly involved in the fire,” Humphrey said. “A woman who was in the house was at the back of the house and thankfully survived the injury.”
A rep for Heche did not return immediately. Rolling stoneComment request.
Aerial video of the fire, shot by Fox11, shows thick smoke billowing out of the two-bedroom home. Firefighters used cables to pull the burning Mini Cooper out of the structure, and the rescued driver was later seen popping up and lunging forward as paramedics loaded him into an ambulance on a gurney, Fox 11 reported.
An LAPD spokesman said the cause of the accident was being investigated Friday evening.
Heather Duffy Boylston, a close friend who has a podcast with Heche, said she was still gathering information on Friday afternoon and could not comment.
Heche, 53, has made non-acting headlines over the years for his dating relationship with fellow stars Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Martin, and for public comments about his struggles with mental health and substance abuse.