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Clint Eastwood didn't let Southern California wildfires keep him Warner Bros. lot despite evacuation: 'We're here working!'

By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com

Published: 06:10 GMT, 9 December 2019 | Updated: 06:10 GMT, 9 December 2019

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Clint Eastwood wasn't going to let a wildfire keep him from getting to work.

The 89-year-old actor/director tells Ellen on Monday's episode of how he drove toward a Southern California wildfire last month that was encroaching the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, where his office has been for 40 years.

Ellen described the November 10 blaze, known as the Barham brush fire, as a 'really bad fire that came really close to the lot,' adding that 'air quality was so bad that everyone evacuated' - but not Clint!

Go ahead, make my day: Clint Eastwood, 89, tells Ellen on Monday's episode of how he drove toward a Southern California wildfire last month that was encroaching the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, where his office has been for 40 years

Go ahead, make my day: Clint Eastwood, 89, tells Ellen on Monday's episode of how he drove toward a Southern California wildfire last month that was encroaching the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, where his office has been for 40 years

'I was coming back down to do some work at a sound stage and I saw all this smoke going,' the screen legend said, adding he noticed the smoke plumes emanated from the Warner Bros. lot.

The Tinseltown staple continued: 'And I'm getting closer and closer and its Warner Bros. and its smoke and I got almost up there and I thought, the whole studio's burning down, maybe I'll go in and see if I can retrieve something.'

The filmmaker of classics such as Million Dollar

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