Big Bang Theory star's house burns down

Emma Shepherd

Actor John Galecki’s ranch in San Luis Obispo, California has gone up in flames on Monday night (US time).

According to RadarOnline the 42-year-old’s home, which is located 300 kilometres from Los Angeles, was completely engulfed in flames after bushires affected the area.

The actor was thankfully not at home at the time and performing in Chicago. Source: Getty

It began as two separate fires that eventually tuned into one uncontrollable inferno, according to the actor’s rep.

Sheriff's officials estimated Monday night that nearly 250 people had been evacuated from their homes, according to KSBY, and are calling the natural disaster “The Hill Fire.”

Around 250 people were evacuated from their homes on Monday night. Source: Adam Meinke

RadarOnline also reports that John spent the weekend performing at Chicago’s Country LakeShake Festival.

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The incident map released by California Fire shows the fire area broken up in divisions. Source: KSBY

The outlet claims he will return to his ranch when the road closures are lifted to grab any salvageable possessions.

'The Hill Fire' has burned approximately 1,598 acres. Source: Jonvieve Grist

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