The view of Gatlinburg from the air shows the devastation to land, homes, and businesses spread across some 17,000 acres.
The City of Gatlinburg reopened for business and to the general public on Friday, December 9 at 7 a.m. after wildfires devastated thousands.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam asked President Barack Obama to issue a major disaster declaration for five Tennessee counties in order to get federal assistance to help in recovery from wildfires and severe storms.
Late Friday night, the Maryville Police Department announced on Facebook that a man accused of causing a crash that killed a mother of six children, was taken into custody Friday night.
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