Rihanna flees hotel fire in London

rihanna-mtv-movie-awards-gi.jpgRihanna had a brush with disaster at her hotel in London when a fire broke out in an elevator shaft. The singer was staying at the Corinthia Hotel in Whitehall when she was evacuated around 6 in the morning.

According to Metro, 300 guests at the hotel had to stand outside in the cold, but Rihanna took shelter in the back of a taxi. She even tweeted from the road, writing, "Roamin da streets since 6am! Fyah in da telly #evacuationlife."

A hotel spokesman tells Metro, "At approximately 6.30 a.m., one of the service elevator motors burnt out. There was a slight discharge of smoke and because of our robust fire management policy, the alarms were activated and a full evacuation of the building was carried out."

Nobody was injured in the incident.
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