Gatlinburg hotels, homes destroyed in horrifying Tennessee wildfires


A historic wildfire continued to burn in Gatlinburg on Tuesday, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.

About 100 homes have been damaged or destroyed by flames from spreading wildfires, state emergency officials said. More than 14,000 people were evacuated from Gatlinburg alone, with hundreds of them seeking refuge in emergency shelters.

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