Dancing on Ice drama continues as pro skater Matt Evers is forced to evacuate hotel after fire breaks out

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Dancing On Ice professional ice skater Matt Evers' hotel was evacuated after a fire broke out on Wednesday night.

The 44 year old was forced to evacuate his hotel and took to Instagram to share the ordeal.

As sirens wailed behind him, Matt said: "Hotel evacuated. Might be sleeping in the car tonight. Don't worry, I grabbed my skates."

The pro skater filmed fire engines parked outside the hotel before flipping the camera back to show himself.

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Sharing a selfie of himself standing outside with a face covering on, he wrote: “Thank you @manchesterfire for a super fast response. Got my skates and my pj’s. That’s it. #salfordquays.”

Matt later reassured his fans that all was well as he wrote in the comments section: “*UPDATE* All ok now… thank you.”

Matt, who was partnered with Denise Van Outen on Dancing on Ice before she had to withdraw due to a shoulder injury, later gave more information as he lay in bed.

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He said: "OK, don't know what happened, front desk didn't tell me anything, but thank you to Greater Manchester Fire Services.

"They were here so fast."

Matt is newly-partnered with Faye Brookes on DOI after her skating partner Hamish Gaman had to pull out of the competition due to a finger injury.

On Wednesday, 17 February, it was announced the 37 year old had pulled out of the programme after hurting himself off the ice in an accident.

An ITV spokesperson told OK! online: "Sadly we can confirm that Hamish Gaman, who has been partnered with Faye Brookes, has had to withdraw from the competition.

"We thank him for all his hard work and wish him the very best as he takes some time out to allow his injury to fully heal."

Billie Faiers is another star who has had to quit the show after suffering a fall, while Rufus Hound and Joe-Warren Plant had to withdraw due to positive coronavirus test results.

Dancing On Ice airs Sundays at 6pm on ITV.

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