The star and her family skipped the smoke of Malibu to play golf in the desert

By Stephen M. Silverman
Updated October 29, 2007 03:00 PM

No stranger to generating heat, Pamela Anderson kept cool – and away from last week’s Malibu brushfire – by staying in Las Vegas.

“We avoided the fires and stayed here and played together out of the smoke,” the recent bride of Rick Salomon, alerted fans on the Diary portion her Web site.

Besides, says the perennial Baywatch babe and mother of two (Bandon, 11, and Dylan, 9), “Schools were closed,” so Sin City is “fun – my kids are becoming even better golfers.”