Man saves family and rack of ribs, during apartment fire

Fresno, Calif. – Robert Wright was grilling some ribs at 3:00 a.m. when a fire broke out in his apartment complex.

When Wright got wind of the fire he had two things on his mind- his family and his food.

In an interview with Fox 26, Wright says, “Only thing I think first man, make sure them ribs is right. Ran in and got my family, brought everybody out safely.”

Wright completed the interview while holding the rack of ribs, which along with Wright’s family, got out safely.

“First thing I got my kids, and I thought about my ribs,” he said in the viral video. “Like I ain’t gonna let my ribs burn.”

The cause of the fire is currently unknown. 

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