BEL AIR (CBSLA) — A mansion in one of Los Angeles’ most exclusive neighborhoods was engulfed in flames Thursday evening.
The blaze was reported at about 5:30 p.m. on the 10800 block of West Bellagio Road in the Holmby Hills area of Bel Air.
WATCH: Aerial Video Of The Fire
Eighty firefighters were initially on the scene to battle the fire in the two-story, 7,500-square foot home, and up to 107 were fighting the blaze by night’s end.
According to initial reports, the homeowner, their children and the family’s nanny all called 911 to report the fire. LAFD arrived within six minutes, but the blaze had already caused much damage.
Firefighters were seen giving the owner a few things they saved from the house, including some paperwork and a picture frame.
The Los Angeles Fire Dept. said one firefighter was taken to a local hospital with burns to his ears and another had suffered burns to his face and hands.
Firefighters put out the blaze, but several of them were to remain at the scene Thursday night to avoid any embers from causing any more fires in the area near UCLA.
According to the real estate website Zillow, the house at 10835 West Bellagio Road was worth just over $18 million.