Rihanna was evacuated from her London hotel in the early morning hours on Wednesday when smoke was discharged from one of the elevators. The star was staying at the Corinthia Hotel in Whitehall when the blaze erupted just after 6:00 AM GMT.
"At approximately 6:30, 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," a rep from the hotel explained.
"As a matter of procedure, the fire brigade were called to carry out full safety checks throughout the building. All guests were safely accounted for and allowed back into the hotel soon after 7 AM," the rep added.
The singer was unhurt in the incident and took the chance to update her fans via Twitter:
"Roamin da streets since 6am! Fyah in da telly #evacuationlife."
by RTT Staff Writer
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