Little People, Big World’s Matt Shares Update

Small people, big world star Matt Roloff shared an update after a fire broke out at Roloff Farms and nearly caused them to lose their barn.

“Never a dull moment here on the farm … we had a fire in the chicken coop !!” the Against all odds the 60-year-old author shared on Wednesday 5 January, along with footage captured during the frightening incident on Tuesday 4 January.

“A really scary story … Yesterday we dodged a bullet with our sweet 110-year-old building,” continued the personality of TLC. “Thanks to my friend Ty… who pushes me every year to have as many updated fire extinguishers on @rolofffarms as we can put in all the barns and structures… And the quick reactions of our farmhand Jason… we saved the barn. “

Matt revealed that he called 911 around 10 am when he noticed smoke “coming out of the sides” of the building. “The chickens had already gone out for the day a few hours earlier… I had come home to the farm late the night before [Arizona]”, the father of four shared, noting that after sleeping a few hours, he felt” shaking in the chicken coop outside my window. “

“The flames are five feet high and spread along one of the inner walls … Between all the hands of the farm and the quick response of our local firefighters, the barn was saved … just some internal damage.” , he added.

Courtesy of Matt Roloff / Instagram

Matt showed the charred pieces of wood, as well as the multiple fire extinguishers used during the trial as well as the disfigured door.

“The fire was caused by a light falling on the floor,” he shared about what happened before the fire. “It probably happened when all the chickens rushed out their automatic door in the morning … No chickens were injured in the event.”

Fortunately, the frightening evidence appears to be behind the Roloff brood now as they focus on making the building look clean and tidy again.

Pumpkin season ended on the famous property in late October, shortly after Matt’s ex-wife, Amy Roloff, she got married to a new husband Chris Marek there in August. Matt gave the couple his blessing to get married on Roloff Farms during the couple’s wedding special, Amy and Chris Forever happily ever after, which aired in November.

During the holidays, Matt enjoyed some quality time with his girlfriend Caryn Chandler.

“Tonight, I have a dance with friends in the booth … @ carynchandler1 is my rock,” he gushed in December. “She [knows] like taking a random structure that I build and making it come to life with energy and soul. #livingourbestlife. “

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