Tennessee Wildfire Causes Evacuations for Many

There are multiple wildfires burning throughout parts of Tennessee and North Carolina. Near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park located in Sevier County, Tennessee, a wildfire has been actively burning. It has impacted more than 3,700 acres of land causing major destruction. Firefighters and civilians have suffered slight injuries as results of the fire. Due to it, around 11,000 homes have been evacuated since Wednesday and it has been advised to continue to evacuate as It is still not safe. This is a nightmare for residents however, officials are working their fullest in order for everyone to return back safely to their homes. As of now, it is important to stay safe and continue to follow these protocols and receive alerts on the situation.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/31/weather/tennessee-brush-fire-evacuations/index.html.

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  1. The wildfire caused citizens of Sevierville, Tennessee to be immediately evacuated Wednesday, March 30th, 2022. An area of East Tenessee, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, was a victim of high winds and strong storms forecasted to occur overnight during the time of the wildfire. The wildfire had sparked Wednesday morning as it burned down a cabin and set warnings to local agencies. A shelter was established for those being evacuated at the Pigeon Forge Community Center. Luckily, no deaths or injuries have been reported.

    https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/tennessee/articles/2022-03-30/brush-fire-has-authorities-asking-people-to-evacuate

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