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Ricki Lake's Malibu House Burned Down

September 20, 2010 (4:42 am) GMT
Although losing 'many personal items', the actress and TV personality 'is grateful' that she, her two sons and dogs are OK following a freak fire on Saturday, September 18.
Ricki Lake

Actress and TV personality Ricki Lake has been left devastated after her Los Angeles home burned down in a freak fire. The star, who appeared in the original 1988 "Hairspray" film, was refueling a portable heater in the rental Malibu property on Saturday, September 18 when her couch set alight and the flames spread across the house.

Lake was forced to flee the fire and managed to escape unharmed with her two sons and dogs. They are now staying with friends, reports celebrity blogger Perez Hilton.

A spokesperson for the star has confirmed the devastating news, claiming Lake has "lost many personal items, but is grateful that everyone is OK."

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