LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Patches of black ice are possible, even on roads that have been cleared, because of refreezing. We have at least several inches of snow on the ground across East Tennessee. Spotty snow showers and flurries are possible. Roads that have not been plowed and/or treated, make driving difficult with packed snow and ice.
Sevier County (WVLT) - A brush fire that broke out in Sevier County earlier today is now under control.
Firefighters got the call around 3:30 Monday afternoon on Bluff Mountain.
They arrived on the scene and sprayed water and foam until Forestry workers could contain the fire. The sheriff's department says only a few homes had to be evacuated.
Authorities continue to monitor hot spots.
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