Lost star's house burns

Lost star Evangeline Lilly's Hawaiian rental house went up in flames yesterday due to electrical failure, according to the Honolulu fire department. The actress, who plays Kate Austen on the hit ABC show, was not in the house at the time.

Lilly was on the Lost set at the time of the fire, which occurred in the early morning after 5:15 a.m. The Honolulu fire department states the probable cause was a defective electrical outlet in the lanai area of the house.

"When we arrived the house was fully engulfed," Honolulu Fire Capt. Kenison Tejada told the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. "It was a complete loss. Just the roof was still standing."

Lilly lived in the rented home with her Lost stunt double and one other woman. No one was injured in the fire.

"There is no official statement, and I have no further comment or information to provide at this time," said Lilly's publicist, Cara Tripicchio.

Lilly has been romantically linked with fellow Lost cast member Dominic Monoghan. A neighbor said that when Monoghan arrived at the site to survey the fire damage, they pulled him inside to avoid scrutiny from the media cameras.

The Lost cast has had an eventful time while filming the show on Hawaii's big island. Several of them have had run-ins with the police for moving violations, and in October 2005 Josh Holloway, who plays the character James "Sawyer" Ford, was robbed at gunpoint in his home.

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Glad Evangeline is OK
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seems like the actors and actresses are having about as bad of luck as they are in the show.
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Yea im just glad she is okay too, and im happy that the media hasnt bothered her like they do her...
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It does seem that the LOST cast has been plagued with troubles in the past couple years. I wonder if the Dharma Initiative has something to do with it? It seems to be in control of their lives "on set", why not off set, too? (wink)
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Lost's stars do not quite seem cursed but more than a couple of them have had some unusual bad luck in the past year or two.
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thats sad news for anyone, even if she is a tv star... glad to see that she wasnt hurt
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What's up with the "Lost" cast?
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Awww, Glad no-one was hurt and she wasnt asleep when it happened!
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that's life

good she's ok
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That sucks..
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I am glad she was not injured.
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wow...imagine if Killy was in the house..and gets injured enoguh for doctors to issue a 2-4 month break from the sets...the hiatus....
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She can stay at my house as long as she needs to :P
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sorry to hear about her house
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evie i'm glad you are okay!

you can stay now at josh's house....lol!!
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Glad she's OK
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That's too bad, at least she's okay.
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Glad she's safe...
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How many thiongs can go wrong to this cast!
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glad she's okay :)
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What if it's the "Different Strokes" curse?!
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thats horrible... im glad shes okay.... :cry:
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I'm glad she's okay, imagine if this would have happened at night while she was asleep, I don't even want to think about it. With the money she earns on LOST she should find another home in no time.
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Hopefully Dom is a dear and lets her crash.

Still to bad the house burned down. Glad she wasn't in it.
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GO LILLY! LOST IS THE BEST TV SHOW EVER!!
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good to hear she wasnt at home
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thats sucks At least shes rich. I remember in a special first sesaon bonus feature on the lost box set this guy blessed them with safety I guess it dosnt work.
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what a happy place hawaii is :p
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