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Tennessee officials say wildfires that left 7 dead ‘likely to be human-caused’ – Washington Post

Washington Post Tennessee officials say wildfires that left 7 dead 'likely to be human-caused'Washington PostThe deadly wildfires that engulfed two Tennessee tourist towns leading into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park left at least seven dead and hundreds of buildings damaged or destroyed, officials said late Wednesday as the terrible toll of the fires …Sevier(…)

Wildfires scorch at least 250 buildings in Gatlinburg

Three Gatlinburg-area resorts appear to have been destroyed by wildfires in the popular tourist area in eastern Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management spokesman Dean Flener said Tuesday morning. The resorts are the Ober Gatlinburg amusement park and ski area, the Black Bear Falls log-cabin rental resort, and the Westgate Mountain Resort & Spa, Flener said, citing(…)