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Rumors spread that fire alarm was pulled Friday at hotel where Chiefs are staying

It’s possible that the Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith and coach Andy Reid may have had their sleep disturbed on Friday night.
It’s possible that the Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith and coach Andy Reid may have had their sleep disturbed on Friday night. jsleezer@kcstar.com

Let the conspiracy theories begin.

There were reports on Friday night that a hotel in Providence, R.I., was evacuated when a fire alarm was pulled. Providence is less than a half-hour from Foxborough, Mass., so you can guess what team was reportedly staying there.

The Chiefs.

Here’s the disclaimer: No one knows for certain if this happened. I called the hotel in question and the person at the front desk transferred me to security. However, no one picked up.

This story was making the rounds on Friday night on social media.

It does appear that the name of the hotel the Chiefs are staying in was announced. Check out these tweets (and keep in mind the first one was a joke):

The news of the reported fire alarm being pulled set off some Chiefs fans.

Another clue on this “story,” came late on Friday night:

Whether or not it’s true, it’s going to make for a heck of a story to share, right?

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff

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