Rihanna & 7 Other Stars Who Survived Scary Fires (PHOTOS)

Ericka Sóuter | Jun 28, 2012 Celebrities

rihannaRihanna was on the run after the hotel she was staying in caught fire. She was among 300 guest forced to evacuate London's super posh Corinthia Hotel.

Luckily RiRi, in town to headline a music festival, escaped unharmed and found shelter in a nearby cab. "Roamin da streets since 6am. Fyah in da telly! evacuationlife," she tweeted to fans and posted the pic above.

She's not the only star to feel the heat. Check out 7 other famous faces who have narrowly escaped disastrous fires:

 

 Image via Twitter

  • Kate Winslet

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    The Titanic star was vacationing on Richard Branson's private island when the house caught fire. Winslet corralled her kids and swept the billionaire's 90-year-old mom into her arms and ran to safety.

  • Courtney Love

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    The Hole singer was injured by a fire in her home that started when a candle ignited a bedroom curtain.

  • Tom Petty

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    Image via Julio Enriquez/Flickr

    An arsonist burned down the singer's Encino, California home in 1987.

  • Drew Barrymore

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    A fire gutted her 3,550-square-foot home in L.A, causing $700,000 in damage.

  • Ricki Lake

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    Her rented Malibu mansion burned down after oil from a space heater sparked a fire.

     

  • Trace Adkins

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    The country singer lost his home in a blaze. He credits a fire safety plan as the reason his family survived. They had designated a tree to run to in case of an emergency and that is where they all met that night.

  • Suzanne Somers

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    The Three's Company star turned health guru lost her two dogs when a wild fire engulfed her Malibu home.

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