A FIRE broke out at a Mayfair hotel on the morning of Christmas Day.
The blaze at the Athenaeum on Piccadilly started at around 7.30 on Christmas Day, and six appliances were sent by Fire fighters. 150 guests were evacuated from the 10-storey hotel and one person needed treatment for smoke inhalation.
The Daily Telegraph quotes a London Fire Brigade spokesman as saying: "Around 150 people were evacuated and the Fire Brigade was called at 7.21am.
"The cause of the fire is not known at this stage."