Brushfire near Dollywood contained

PIGEON FORGE (WVLT) -- Emergency crews in Sevier County have contained a brushfire near Dollywood.

According to officials, the brushfire broke out just after 4 p.m.

Nathan Waters of the Tennessee Forestry Service said around 10 acres near the Wild Eagle roller coaster have burned.

At one point, all country crews were dispatched, but Waters said many have been called back in case other brushfires spread throughout the county.

He added the forestry service fought brushfires in other counties in East Tennessee today, including Loudon, Claiborne and Grainger counties.

Today's high winds have made the fire more difficult to extinguish.



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