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SEYMOUR, IN (WFXB) – Two little girls were so moved after seeing massive wildfires in Tennessee…that they’re raffling off their brand new Hatchimals to help the victims. Ten-year-old Lariah Neal and her 6-year-old sister Daelyn Freese live in Indiana. Their grandmother managed to snag them Hatchimals, a hard-to-get toy this holiday season. But after seeing the devastation in Gatlinburg, Tennessee,…

Family left behind in Tennessee wildfires

GATLINBURG, T.N. (FOX) – One woman vacationing in Gatlinburg Monday shares her harrowing story as she and her family watched the wildfires inch closer to their cabin, and realized they had been deserted. Jessica Chamberlain was among two families vacationing from Florida checking into their cabin, who soon saw fire behind them. While told all was OK by the front…

Tennessee wildfires devastate Gatlinburg, death toll rises to 4

SEVIERVILLE, TN (WFXB) –  New video has been released showing the devastating aftermath — caused by deadly, large wildfires in Gatlinburg. Many lost everything from their homes to their cars as fires charred the land.  The death toll has risen to 4. More than a dozen others are recovering from injuries. Meantime — recovery efforts are slowly getting underway in the…

Damage in Gatlinburg

Three people are dead and thousands evacuated in the wake of devastating wildfires.

  The popular tourist town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee has been left devastated after raging wildfires swept through the area. Three people have been confirmed dead, while hundreds of buildings burned, including the home of the town’s mayor. Many are upset due to the short notice of the evacuation orders, forcing thousands into emergency shelters in the rural area. While rain…

Gatlinburg Ablaze

Raging wildfires have reached parts of Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

  Mandatory evacuations have been called for people living in the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge areas of eastern Tennessee. Flames and high winds reached the popular tourist destination overnight, already destroying more than two dozen buildings, including some in downtown Gatlinburg and the fire continues to grow in the Great Smokey Mountain National Parks. Firefighters and emergency workers are continuing…