+1 more glad you and everyone are ok and it worked out ok. Please, please, PLEASE be careful with and around fire.
And, FYI, there are still folks around here that will argue that using a smoker or a grill inside a garage (to the house) is just fine...
Fire is dangerous and unpredictable and should be handled very carefully and cautiously <-- this from a guy who nearly burned his face off (no, I'm not Richard Pryor)
Hance - Lake Dogs Cooking Team - MiM/MBN/GBA CBJ and comp cook
Lake Sinclair, GA (strategically about an hour from darn near anywhere)
Started competing in chili cookoffs back in the 1990's and have competed in more than I care to count. I became a CBJ in MiM in 2005, then MBN and in GBA in 2010. I've probably judged 130+- BBQ comps (sanctioned and unsanctioned) over this time. That said, I really enjoy competing more than I enjoy judging, and hope to get back to doing 4 or 5 a year in the near future.