2 Los Angeles firefighters injured battling mansion fire
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles firefighters suffered burns while battling a fire in a huge Bel Air mansion but none of the occupants were hurt.
It took more than 100 firefighters 2½ hours to extinguish the blaze in the 7,500-square-foot (697-square-meter) residence on Bellagio Road.
The blaze was initially reported as an attic fire at 5:27 p.m. Thursday. A homeowner, children and a nanny were alerted by smoke alarms and evacuated.
The Fire Department says one firefighter suffered non-life-threatening burns to his hands and face, and the second firefighter suffered minor burns to his ears. Both were taken to hospitals.
The home sustained significant damage but firefighters kept the fire from spreading to a pool house, a garage and brush.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.