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27 June 2012, 12:54
The 'We Found Love' singer was forced to leave her accommodation in the capital as the fire service were called.
Rihanna was caught up in a hotel evacuation at her hotel in London this morning (27th June).
The 'Talk That Talk' singer left the building with the rest of the guests at the Corinthia Hotel in the capital after a service elevator motor burnt out causing a smoke leak.
Public relations manager of the hotel, Clare Durnford told Capitalfm.com that although the incident was not serious, their strict fire policy regulations required a full evacuation of the building.
"At approximately 6.30am, one of the service elevator motors at Corinthia Hotel London burnt out," she confessed. "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.
"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 were allowed back into the hotel soon after 7am."
You can view a picture of a fire engine outside the Corinthia Hotel in London below: (Picture: Twitter)
Rihanna is currently staying at the hotel during her current stay in the UK and has been recording new music in the studio during her time in London.
As she headed outside this morning, she tweeted a message to her followers to let them know of the incident.
"Roamin da streets since 6am! Fyah in da telly," she tweeted alongside a picture of herself in a taxi waiting to go back inside.
You can view a picture of Rihanna during the hotel evacuation this morning below: (Picture: Twitter)
Meanwhile, The Bajan star was recently spotted out in London on the same night as fellow Roc Nation member Rita Ora sporting the same t-shirt as the 'R.I.P.' singer.
The singer has also been confirmed to voice a character in a new animated film from DreamWorks Studios which will also feature The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons.