LeBron James, star of the Los Angeles Lakers, tweeted on Monday morning that he and his family have been affected by the newest outbreak of California wildfires. According to his tweet, he and his family had been forced to evacuate their Brentwood home and were driving around trying to find a place to stay.
Man these LA 🔥 aren’t no joke. Had to emergency evacuate my house and I’ve been driving around with my family trying to get rooms. No luck so far! 🤦🏾♂️— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 28, 2019
While the destructive wildfires in Northern California have been in the news over the past few days, the fire that’s affecting James, his family and thousands of others is a brush fire near the Getty Center museum in Los Angeles. High winds and low humidity have caused the fire to spread, leading to the evacuation order that covers James’ neighborhood.
Despite the seriousness of the situation, people had jokes for James about him leaving his hometown Cleveland for LA, because of course they did.
Cleveland doesnt catch on fire.— Mr. Susan (@aaronfelix14) October 28, 2019
Cleveland's river literally caught fire because of how polluted it is 💀💀— Joseph Chavez (@lil_CarneAsada) October 28, 2019
Thankfully, James and his family did end up finding a place to crash, which he tweeted about just after 4am in LA.
Finally found a place to accommodate us! Crazy night man!— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 28, 2019
He also tweeted wishes for the safety of those affected, and gave thanks to the first responders who are undoubtedly working very hard all around California to manage the fires.
I 🙏🏾 for all the families in the area that could be affected by these 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 now! Pretty please get to safety ASAP— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 28, 2019
My best wishes as well to the first responders⛑ right now doing what they do best! 🙏🏾💪🏾— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 28, 2019
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