‘Bachelor’ Mansion Escapes Raging California Wildfire

Bachelor Mansion (Credit: ABC)

The Agoura Hills, Calif. mansion where The Bachelor and The Bachelorette are filmed appears to have escaped the massive wildfire burning in the area.

USA Today Los Angeles Bureau Chief Chris Woodyard visited the house, and tweeted a picture of himself standing in front of the home over the weekend.

“The house from ABC’s The Bachelor survived the fire unscathed,” Woodyard captioned the photo, adding the unfortunate news that the “house next door burned to the ground.”

Woodyard’s update follows a tweet on Friday from ABC reality chief Rob Mills warning that The Bachelor house was in “grave danger.”

“Thinking of the people of Malibu and yes #TheBachelor Mansion is in grave danger as well,” he tweeted.

The 7,500-square-foot mansion is owned by local resident Marshall Haraden and his family, who leave the house twice a year to make way for ABC .

As of Monday morning, the blaze known as the Woolsey fire, near the border of Ventura and Los Angeles counties had consumed 91,572 acres and was just 20 percent contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE).

The fire killed two people, injured three others and destroyed 370 structures, CAL FIRE said.

The flames burned some Hollywood production facilities and the set of HBO series Westworld was destroyed, according to published reports. The fire also destroyed the set of long-running television series MASH, Los Angeles television station KTLA reported.

Thousands of structures are still threatened by the flames, CAL FIRE said.

The fire broke out Thursday along with the nearby Hill Fire, and has prompted the evacuations of about 265,000 residents.

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