Fire Damages Old School Mousketeer Annette's Encino Home
An early morning fire at the Encino home of classic Disney Mousketeer-ing icon Annette Funicello sent the 68-year-old actress and two others to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, reports the Daily News. The fire was first reported at around 7:20 this morning. Images posted on RadarOnline show memorabilia from Funicello's career in the damaged building.
The actress suffers from Multiple Sclerosis, which she revealed to the public in 1992 after years of suffering in silence. Reports indicate one of the three adults who were taken from the home was in a wheelchair, though it has not been confirmed that individual was Funicello.
The fire was knocked down by the LAFD in 24 minutes. All three of the occupants at the time, Funicello, her husband Glen Holt, and one other, are said to be in good condition following this morning's ordeal.