The singer was in the main house of his Powder Springs estate on Wednesday (29Jul15), when his mother-in-law returned from a grocery store and discovered the backyard had gone up in flames.

Firefighters were called to the property and managed to put out the blaze, which engulfed the pool house and kids' play area.

Tritt, who ironically has a song called, It's a Great Day to be Alive, has since taken to to express his gratitude, writing, "Fire destroyed the kids playground at my house today. Thanking God that nobody was hurt and no other major damage."

The cause of the fire was unknown as WENN went to press, although reports the current heatwave in the area could be to blame as temperatures soared to over 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius).