BRENTWOOD (CBSLA) — A fire broke out early Friday at a vacant multi-million dollar house in Brentwood.

Firefighters were dispatched to the 300 block of North Rockingham Avenue at about 4 a.m. and found flames showing from the large, one-story, ranch-style home, Los Angeles City Fire spokesman Brian Humphrey said.

More than 100 firefighters were dispatched to battle the blaze, which was put out in about two and a half hours, according to Los Angeles Fire spokesman Brian Humphrey.

One firefighter was examined at the scene for exertion.

The 7,552-square-foot home was built in 1950. It was previously the home of former Los Angeles police commissioner Stanley Sheinbaum, who died in 2016, and his wife, Betty Warner-Sheinbaum, who was the daughter of Warner Bros. Studios co-founder Harry Warner. She died about a year after her husband’s passing.

The home was sold earlier this year for $13.8 million. It was reportedly under construction.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, and a damage estimate was not immediately available.

Commuters were advised to avoid the area of Sunset Boulevard and Rockingham Avenue.

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