Black Eyed Peas Star, will.I.Am narrowly escaped death as fire broke-out at the London Hilton Hotel situated at 22, Park Lane, London around 7:46PM on Saturday, July 2, 2011.
The fire which reportedly broke out in the kitchen at around 6:40PM, later spread to the basement and the second floor. Even though Will.i.am was lodged in a suite on the 28th floor, security officials weren’t taking risks. The hit producer along with 1,500 other guests were evacuated from the building.
He and his crew were scheduled to perform later that evening at the Wireless Festival, a few blocks away from Hyde Park and The Buckingham Palace.
Earlier that day, several entertainers including Liza Minelli, rapper Tinie Tempah, singer Annie Lennox and rockers Status Quo were in the hotel for the Nordoff Robbins Silver Clef charity Awards.
The London Hilton Hotel which was recently renovated in 2010 has 453 rooms and was built in 1963.
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