Trace Adkins’ Tragic House Fire Devours Home.
On Saturday, tragedy struck Trace Adkins‘ family as a fire demolished the country star’s 5,000 square foot home in Brentwood, TN. Adkins was away from the house on a flight to Alaska, and he did not receive the news until the plane landed and security met him at the gate to relay the information.
The family resided in the home for the past eleven years, and the fire damage is being called a total loss. However, it was the property which was damaged, but not anyone in the family. Two of the Adkins’ children were in the house along with the families nanny who helped get the children to safety. Also, the family’s dog was rescued from the fire. Despite the devastation of the events Adkins’ wife, Rhonda is maintaining a strong perspective.
“You can replace things, not people. I’m just glad that my children are safe.” -Rhonda Adkins
It is known so far that the fire began in the garage, but the exact cause has still not been determined. There are several possibilities including a dryer explosion, and a complication with electrical work being done in the garage.
Regardless, this a painful experience, and our hearts go out to the Adkins family.