This morning in Malibu., Nick Nolte‘s house caught fire, causing him to suffer smoke inhalatiton and abrasions, TMZ reports. 

 

When fireighters arrived on the scene, Nick’s house was burning while he tried to put out the flames himself. According to TMZ, the fire was started in a bedroom and caused by an electrical malfunction.

 

A statement from Nick Nolte’s rep regarding the fire at his Malibu home today, obtained by Extra, confirms the fire, saying, "There was an electrical fire at Nick Nolte’s house today. No one was injured and there was no structural damage to the house. Mr. Nolte is grateful to the Malibu Fire Department and Sherriff’s Department for their quick response and assistance."

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