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Kim and Kanye’s close call: New images show wildfire came within FEET of couple’s mansion

New photos show how close Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s $60 million Hidden Hills mansion came to danger in the Woolsey Fire.

The jarring images of the close call comes after reports the couple hired a private squad of firefighters to protect the property amid the recent Southern California wildfires.

The firefighters persistently dug ditches and hosed down the area amid the searing fires, TMZ reported last week. 

Perilous: New photos show how close Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s $60 million Hidden Hills mansion came to danger in the Woolsey Fire, as the area adjacent to the home was charred

Smart: The couple (pictured in June) hired a private squad of firefighters to protect the property amid the recent Southern California wildfires, TMZ reported

Smart: The couple (pictured in June) hired a private squad of firefighters to protect the property amid the recent Southern California wildfires, TMZ reported

Overhead photos display a charred area surrounding the mansion, which was encroached by fire after authorities ordered a mandatory evacuation of the region, according to the outlet.

Neighbors of the reality TV queen, 38, and the Grammy-winning artist, 41, appreciated the efforts the couple made due to the layout of the area, the outlet reported. 

A fire to Kim and Kanye’s home, which is situated paralleled to a field and at the end of a cul-de-sac, could have triggered further home fires.

Kim kept her massive social media following in the loop amid the fires last week, at one point taking to Twitter to address the status of the home.

Battle: The firefighters persistently dug ditches and hosed down the area amid the searing fires, saving the home and potentially others 

Battle: The firefighters persistently dug ditches and hosed down the area amid the searing fires, saving the home and potentially others 

So close: The photos show how the perimeter of the $60 million home was protected by firefighters 

So close: The photos show how the perimeter of the $60 million home was protected by firefighters 

Watchful eye: Kim kept her massive social media following in the loop amid the fires last week, at one point taking to Twitter to address the status of the home

Watchful eye: Kim kept her massive social media following in the loop amid the fires last week, at one point taking to Twitter to address the status of the home

Tragedy:  Kim also shared a picture of the fire as she revealed the family had been forced to evacuate

Tragedy:  Kim also shared a picture of the fire as she revealed the family had been forced to evacuate

Enigmatic: On Friday, Kanye West appeared to hint at his plans to build an entire community resistant to future fires

Enigmatic: On Friday, Kanye West appeared to hint at his plans to build an entire community resistant to future fires

‘I heard the flames have hit our property at our home in Hidden Hills but now are more contained and have stopped at the moment,’ she wrote on November 9.

‘It doesn’t seem like it is getting worse right now. I just pray the winds are in our favor. God is good. I’m just praying everyone is safe.’

She continues: ‘Fire Fighters, I love you and thank you for doing all that you can to keep us safe!’

The couple evacuated their entire security team after reports the flames were encroaching on their home. 

Anthony Hopkins was also one of the lucky ones when it comes to the California wildfires - but just barely

Anthony Hopkins was also one of the lucky ones when it comes to the California wildfires – but just barely

Kim showed her appreciation to those who fought the flames at the People’s Choice Awards in Santa Monica last week.

Kim said she and her family were dedicating the best reality show award they won for Keeping Up with the Kardashians star ‘to all of the firefighters, police offers, and first responders’ who put their lives on the line to extinguish the fires.

‘As horrible as this has been, it’s been amazing to see the spirit of everyone involved,’ Kim said. ‘So anything that we can do to help the many organizations – no form of help is too small. We must continue to reach out and help each other in these trying times.’ 

Her husband Kanye also hinted at future efforts to preserve the neighborhood from fires.

‘Building a fireproof community,’ tweeted the 41-year-old enigmatically.  

Anthony Hopkins was also one of the lucky ones when it comes to the California wildfires – but just barely.

New aerial images show that the deadly Woolsey fire only just missed the legendary Welsh actor’s $4.8 million Malibu home.

Hopkins’ next-door-neighbor’s home was completely leveled by the flames, which have killed three people and scorched through more than 98,000 acres in the last week.

Even more incredibly, two lawn chairs overlooking the ocean can be seen still standing serenely in the middle of his backyard.

Pierce Brosnan’s $3.5million Malibu beach house also just barely came out unscathed from the fire, as seen by the scorched ground surrounding the property this week.

Actor Anthony Hopkins also came perilously close to losing his Malibu mansion in the blaze after his next-door-neighbor's home was completely leveled by the flames (pictured)

Actor Anthony Hopkins also came perilously close to losing his Malibu mansion in the blaze after his next-door-neighbor’s home was completely leveled by the flames (pictured)

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