Bonnie Chapman is having a hard time dealing with a recent tragedy! According to a report by TMZ, the daughter of Dog the Bounty Hunter and the late Beth Chapman lost her house in a fire.
It has been reported by the media outlet that Chapman and her boyfriend Ismael were at work on Tuesday when they received a call that their rental house located in Fishersville, Virginia, was burning down. Keep scrolling further to learn more details about the terrifying incident.
Bonnie Chapman’s house burns down
Bonnie Chapman recently spilled the beans on the house fire. At the time of the incident, she and her beau Ismael got a call and they were informed that their rental home in Fishersville, Virginia was burning down.
The media outlet TMZ mentioned, soon after getting the phone call, Chapman rushed back to her home hoping that the information was false. However, when she reached there the house was up in flames.
During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Bonnie shared the details about the blaze that happened on Tuesday. She said, “On Tuesday, April 25, I lost my home and most of my belongings in a devastating house fire.”
Chapman lost most of her belongings in the house fire. Not only this, but she also lost her 6 pets in the recent tragedy. She had 3 three cats, a dog, a gecko, and a pet snake. The publication has reported that the animals died from smoke inhalation.
Bonnie Chapman lost all of her 6 pets in the fire
At the moment, Chapman is mourning the loss of her six pets. She further added, “What’s even more heartbreaking is that I also lost my six beloved pets: Merlyn, Plum, Azriel, Nyssa, Sophie, and Stokley. Their beautiful souls brought joy, love, and meaning into my life, and I am deeply grieving their loss.”
She offered a token of thanks to the Augusta County Fire Department for their help in extinguishing the fire and trying their best to revive her pets after rescuing them from the burning home.
Chapman continued, “I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to the Augusta County Fire Department workers who responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. Their incredible care, compassion, and professionalism truly amazed me. They arrived in less than five minutes after receiving the first emergency call, and they even attempted to resuscitate my pets after rescuing them from the burning home. The firefighters took great care to respect my pets and demonstrated heroic efforts to save them.”
She went on to say, “I am deeply grateful for the exceptional service and support provided by the Augusta County Fire Department during this difficult time.”
Bonnie Chapman didn’t lose the ashes of her late mom Beth
One thing that Bonnie didn’t lose in the fire was her late mother’s ashes. For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, Chapman’s mom Beth passed away in the year 2019 after a battle with throat cancer.
While having a chat with TMZ, Bonnie said, “I lost some of the photos of my mother and some of the belongings of hers, but I was able to salvage some of them. I was able to salvage my ashes that I have of my mother, and that was one of my main worries.”
What was the reason behind the house fire?
On the other hand, when we put some light on the actual cause behind the blaze, it was an electrical issue. While talking about the house fire, Bonnie stated that the fire department determined that the fire was “caused by an electrical issue.”
Chapman went on to say that she will not set up a GoFundMe page to help the recoup what they lost in the house fire. Along with this, she disclosed that she is looking forward to getting cremation rings and portraits of her pets that passed away in the tragic incident.
Bonnie added, “That’s how I’m gonna honor them and I’m gonna keep them with me at all times, because they filled my life with so many memories. My oldest cat, Plum, she was my other’s favorite, and we’re both divas, and I hope that my mom is really happy to have Plum with her.”
Now, Chapman just hopes that this recent tragedy inspires others to enjoy and cherish the fleeting moments they have with their loved ones including their furry family members.
She continued, “I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that life is fragile, and we should cherish the moments we have with our loved ones, including our pets. Make the most of the time you have with your furry family members by giving them your full attention, playing with them, and telling them you love them as often as possible. I did my best to provide my pets with a wonderful life, and their absence leaves an immense void in my heart.”
How did Bonnie Chapman’s mom Beth Chapman die?
Bonnie lost her mother Beth Chapman in the year 2019. Beth and her husband Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman starred in the popular reality series Dog the Bounty Hunter. She took her last breaths in June 2019 while surrounded by her family.
At that time, Beth was placed in a medically induced coma as she battled cancer. She and her husband were fan favorites as they were the stars of the reality show Dog the Bounty Hunter which ran from the year 2004 to 2012.
Duane shared the heartbreaking news of Beth’s death on the social media platform Twitter. At that point, he tweeted, “It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain. Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side.” At the time of her passing, Beth was 51 years old.
Sending love, light, and strength to Bonnie Chapman as she deals with the aftermath of the recent tragedy. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.