Adkins home burns Saturday
Sunday, June 5, 2011
– Trace Adkins and his family were not injured in a fire that destroyed their Tennessee home Saturday.
Adkins was not home at the time of the fire. He was en route to a concert in Alaska later this week, but returned home immediately upon learning of the blaze. His wife, Rhonda, and children were uninjured in the fire at the Brentwood, Tenn. home. "The blaze spread rapidly but was quickly contained and did not spread to any other homes," Adkins' web site said.
Fire officials told The Tennessean newspaper that Adkins' home was a total loss. The fire was reported at 3:35 p.m. and firefighters responded within minutes.
"Trace wishes to express his gratitude for the immediate response of the Brentwood Fire Department and is humbled by the outpouring of concern from friends and fans," the web site said.
Adkins is slated to play the CMA Music Festival next Saturday.
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