Former Mansion of 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Star Goes Up in Flames
The mansion that used to belong to "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Lisa Vanderpump and her husband Ken Todd went up in flames last night.
About 120 firefighters were called in to battle the blaze at the Beverly Hills mansion that Vanderpump and her husband sold off for nearly $20 million last year, according to NBC Los Angeles. The blaze started around 6:30 pm and burned through the floor and the roof of the attic. The fire wasn't put out until about 8 pm. One firefighter was injured when part of a ceiling collapsed on his head, but his injuries were not serious. No one living inside the home was hurt.
The mansion had been under renovation, and ABC 7 reports that although the cause of the fire is under investigation, it may have been started by laborers working on the deck.
"I feel sorry for the new owners. I mean, they paid a lot of money for it, let’s be honest, and now I don’t know. What is it, three years under construction? I mean, it’s a nightmare," Vanderpump told NBC.
Vanderpump's daughter had been married at the home. Here it was in the opening credits of the Bravo series: