Gatlinburg Tennessee Wildfire Updates & How You Can Help

Gatlinburg Tennessee Wildfire 2016

As you know, the mountains of Western North Carolina were recently lit aflame and some fires are still going. But nothing compared to what our neighbors over in Gatlinburg Tennessee are experiencing with the wildfires that were started there by a suspected arsonist.

Here are some articles about the devastation that Gatlinburg TN has faced:

  1. CNN: 3 dead in eastern Tennessee fires; Gatlinburg under curfew.
  2. WBIR: TEMA: Hundreds of structures destroyed by Sevier County inferno.
  3. BBC: Country music star Dolly Parton ‘heartbroken’ over deadly wildfires.
  4. Heavy: Gatlinburg Fire Photos: Wildfire Threatens Dollywood.
  5. Tennessean: Live coverage: Fires in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Great Smokies.

Here’s how you can help:

  1. The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
  2. Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley
  3. Tennessee Valley Coalition for the Homeless

Thank you for helping.

Amazing & Devastating Video Footage of the Lake Lure Wildfire 2016

The amazing and devastating wildfire in Lake Lure Western NC has destroyed many trees and much of our forest.

The wildfire in Lake Lure, Western North Carolina is both amazing and devastating. This video shows some incredible footage of what is happening in these mountains. About 1400 Firefighters are working to stop the fire.