Actor Rob Lowe thanks firefighters battling Thomas Fire

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Rob Lowe invited firefighters over to his Montecito home to thank them for their efforts battling the Thomas Fire.
Rob Lowe invited firefighters over to his Montecito home to thank them for their efforts battling the Thomas Fire.
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MONTECITO, Calif. -- Actor Rob Lowe, whose Montecito home was threatened by the Thomas Fire, invited weary firefighters over for spaghetti and cheeseburgers to thank them for battling the massive blaze.

The 270,000-acre fire has already destroyed several homes in Montecito and about 1,000 overall in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

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Photos posted to Lowe's Instagram account show a massive wall of flames in the background dangerously close to his home and Lowe in fire gear using a garden hose to try to protect his property.

"Thank you to all the crews from all over the country who stood tall and saved my town. #respect #gratitude" Lowe wrote in one post.

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