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Statue of Liberty evacuated after fire scare

world Updated: Jul 22, 2010 10:50 IST

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Visitors were evacuated from the Statue of Liberty in New York 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.