Fire Damages Annette Funicello’s Encino Home, 3 Taken To Hospital
Firefighters sent to 3166 North Fond Drive at 7:21 a.m. doused the flames in 24 minutes, Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
Three people, two women and one man, were taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation. Fire officials say they are in good condition.
A neighbor tells KCAL 9 that Funicello was home at the time of the fire and was one of the women taken to the hospital.
Funicello, 68, rose to fame as a Mouseketeer on Disney’s orginal “Mickey Mouse Club” in the 1950s.
The cause of the fire was under investigation. A damage estimate was not immediately available.
Arson investigators were called to the scene.
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