The tape was secured in a safe inside Vivid honcho Steve Hirsch's office, who was miles away at an LA Clippers game when the blaze erupted Saturday night, reported TMZ.
Hirsch got the 911 call and bailed immediately, because the safe not only contains Kim's tape but every unedited master of every celebrity sex tape in Vivid's stable, including the ones starring Kendra Wilkinson, Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, Jimi Hendrix, Vince Neil, Tom Sizemore and Chyna.
Also in the vault were several celebrity sex tapes that have never seen the light of day. Hirsch made it just in the nick of time. The safe was singed but the contents were intact.