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NFL star Randall Cobb and family ‘Lucky to Be Alive’ after house fire

NFL star Randall Cobb and family ‘Lucky to Be Alive’ after house fire

NFL star Randall Cobb and family ‘Lucky to Be Alive’ after house fire

NFL star Randall Cobb and family are lucky to be alive after his Tesla Charger started a house fire
Courtesy of Aiyda Cobb/Instagram

NFL star Randall Cobb and his family escaped a fire that engulfed the garage of their home in Nashville.

“We’re lucky to be alive,” Cobb’s wife Aiyda Cobb he wrote via Instagram Stories on Wednesday, June 26. “The Tesla charger caught fire in the garage last night and spread quickly. I left the house with nothing but the clothes on my back and no shoes on my feet.”

Randall, 33, and Aydia are parents to sons Caspian, 5, Cade, 4, and Chance, 3 months.

In a joint statement posted Wednesday night, the couple revealed more details about the terrifying incident.

Thank you all for the love and positive messages,” the Cobbs wrote via Instagram. “First and foremost, we are all safe and sound. I got out of the house and was able to go back and get our dog, Louie.”

NFL star Randall Cobb and family are lucky to be alive after his Tesla Charger started a house fire
Courtesy of Randall Cobb/Instagram

The post thanked the Nashville Fire Department for its “quick action” and highlighted the ashen aftermath of the fire in a series of photos and videos, which destroyed the couple’s garage and caused extensive damage to their other vehicles.

“I can’t get the image out of my head of a brave firefighter getting into position; still had no water to draw,” the post continued. “I really thought the cars were going to explode and we were going to lose him to this tragedy. He is a true hero.”

The couple said they’re not sure how much of it will be “salvageable” once the dust settles, but for now they’re not concerned about that.

“This was a reminder that nothing was more important than our family’s health,” the post said. “We are grateful for our incredible community in Nashville and the support of our close friends who have given us a temporary roof over our heads and shoulders to lean on.”

Randall played 13 seasons in the NFL, 10 of those with the Green Bay Packers. The Pro Bowl wide receiver followed his old quarterback Aaron Rodgers to the New York Jets for the 2023 season.

NFL star Randall Cobb and family are lucky to be alive after his Tesla Charger started a house fire
Courtesy of Randall Cobb/Instagram

After Rodgers, 40, suffered a season-ending Achilles injury on the Jets’ first drive of the season in September 2023, Randall caught just one touchdown pass in the 11 games he played .

Although Randall has not announced his retirement, he does not have a team for the upcoming 2024 season.

Many members of the football community expressed their well-wishes on Cobbs’ Instagram post, including the Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescottwho wrote: “Sending prayers and love ♥️🙏🏽.”

NFL star Randall Cobb and family are lucky to be alive after his Tesla Charger started a house fire
Courtesy of Randall Cobb/Instagram

Jessie James Decker — wife of former NFL wide receiver Eric Decker — commented, “🙏🏽🙏🏽😔😔😔😔 I’m glad you’re safe.”

Meanwhile, Fox Sports launches Charissa Thompson wrote: “Sending you all so much love, so glad you’re ok.”