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Officials: 14 dead, 145 injured from devastating Sevier Co. wildfires

The latest updates in the heartbreaking Sevier County wildfires.

Two men rescued 14 people from wildfires on Monday night. It took them almost two hours and they said they would do it again in a heartbeat.

The National Weather Service told Local 8 News that an evacuation alert requested by Sevier Co. officials was never sent via text to mobile devices through its system.

Dispatchers confirmed that a Union County school bus crashed near Ailor Gap Road and Maynardville Highway.

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