A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
Cabin burned to the ground on Wednesday after a fire in Sevier County. (Source: Kyle Grainger, WVLT)
SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Sevier County firefighters are trying to figure out what started a fire at a cabin on Spence Mountain.
Firefighters say someone driving by saw the cabin on fire just before 1pm on Wednesday. The home was a total loss, but no one was hurt during the fire.
Sevier County Fire Spokesperson, Paul Lambert, said the cause of the fire is under investigation. He says the fire was kept from spreading into the woods and to a nearby home.
Sevier County Firefighters were helped by Pigeon Forge and Caton's Chapel Fire Departments.
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