Anne Heche was hospitalized after crashing her automotive into her Los Angeles dwelling

Anne Heche, an Emmy-nominated actress known for “Gracie’s Choice” and “Vanished,” was hospitalized after her car crashed and her house caught fire in Mar Vista on Friday.

Los Angeles Fire Department reported a motor vehicle accident in the 1700 block of South Walgrove Avenue until 11 a.m. on Friday The fire department’s official Twitter account said one person was rescued and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

59 firefighters responded to the scene and it took 65 minutes to fully contain and extinguish the fire, according to a statement on Twitter.

LAFD says on its website that an “adult female found in the vehicle” was taken by LAFD paramedics to a nearby “hospital” in critical condition. No other injuries were reported.

The department did not identify Heche as the driver, but law enforcement officials confirmed to The Times that Heche is the registered owner of the vehicle. They said Heche suffered extensive burns and was believed to be intoxicated and acting erratically.

First reported by TMZ that witnesses saw Heche driving a blue Mini Cooper in their neighborhood. With videos and photos from the scene, it is said that Heche first crashed into the garage of the apartment building.

According to TMZ, before residents could help Heche out of the car, she turned around and drove off. Shortly thereafter, Heche crashed into a nearby home and set it on fire in Mar Vista, Los Angeles’ Westside neighborhood.

A photo released by TMZ showed Heche in the driver’s seat of a Mini Cooper, while a video captured her being rescued from the car and loaded into an ambulance. In the video, Heche was covered in a white cloth on a stretcher.

A spokesman for Heche declined to comment when reached by The Times Friday.

Times staff writer Richard Winton contributed to this report.

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