Mariah Carey Puts Out Fire on Stage Herself

Entertainment May. 17, 2010 AT 6:58PM
Mariah Carey Puts Out Fire on Stage Herself Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Now that's hot.

Mariah Carey put out flames that sprouted under her feet right as she was about to take the stage Monday night, she Twittered.

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"In Egypt getting ready to go on stage and suddenly there was a surge of power and an electrical fire started under my feet! Wtf?!" wrote Carey, 40.

"Naturally, my emergency instincts kicked in and I put out the flames w/a towel. Lol (yet true)," she wrote a few minutes later.

"The funny thing about this ish is an ol'skool radio station in the other room started playing "aww freak out!"@that exact moment!" laughed Carey of the '70s hit, Le Freak by Chic.

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Carey also called out her best pal Jasmine Dotiwala on Twitter. "Appalled U didn't tweet to see if I'm OK after the fire incident in Egypt! (Said in my diva theatrical accent:)"

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The singer landed in the country on Sunday, she announced on Twitter: "Ugh... traveling since 1901 but I'm in Egypt now overlooking the Nile and I'm very happy to be here!"

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