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Rihanna Escapes London Hotel Fire

Singer was among 300 people evacuated during the blaze

June 27, 2012 4:30 PM ET
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Rihanna performs in London.
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Rihanna escaped from a London hotel fire early this morning after a blaze started in an elevator shaft, reports the Associated Press.

The singer, who was among 300 people evacuated from Corinthia Hotel during the blaze, tweeted a picture of a fire engine following the incident. The London Fire Brigade reported no injuries in the 7th floor fire.

Rihanna is currently making the festival rounds in Europe through July 8th, with stops in Norway, Sweden, Madrid and London.

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