NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick and his family escaped a fire at their house unscathed, thanks to a fire alarm and firefighters, who responded to the blaze quickly.
Harvick and his wife, DeLana, tweeted photos of the fire department at their house, sending out their thanks to the department. The fire happened early Wednesday morning, and DeLana and Kevin both tweeted out photos around 2:00 am local time, saying:
Nothing says WAKE UP like a fire and an alarm! Coulda been really, really bad… Thanks to our local fire dept! pic.twitter.com/lYT7CFaGbp
— DeLana Harvick (@DeLanaHarvick) November 27, 2013
Tonight we were lucky thanks to these guys we still have a house! https://t.co/Op16ZJEGdF
— Kevin Harvick (@KevinHarvick) November 27, 2013
Later on, DeLana added:
Thank you all for your concern. We were very lucky!!! Stuff can be replaced, but people can’t. I’ve got the only things that matter to me… — DeLana Harvick (@DeLanaHarvick) November 27, 2013
Harvick’s racing team, Kevin Harvick Inc., also released a statement about the Harvicks’ fire, writing:
“Last night the local fire department was called to the Harvick’s house where a fire started in the basement in the early morning hours. There was structural damage within the area. Keven DeLana and Keelan were not injured. Thank you all for the outpouring of concern.”
Keelan is the couple’s one-year-old son. There was no word on the cause of the fire.
[Image by Bristol Motor Speedway Dragway]