Statue of Liberty evacuated after fire scare

Visitors were evacuated from the Statue of Liberty after a fire scare.

Updated: Jul 22, 2010, 09:14 AM IST

New York: Visitors were evacuated from the Statue of Liberty here on Wednesday after a fire scare.
Officials said an elevator motor inside the statue`s pedestal overheated and started smoking about 1:30 pm local time, Xinhua reported.
There were no reports of injuries or damage to the statue.

IANS