Major Disaster Declared for Tennessee
Posted by feww on December 16, 2016
Tennessee wildfires kill 14, damage or destroy 2,500 buildings, force mass evacuations
The WH has declared a major disaster exists in the US state of Tennessee following the losses and damage caused by the deadly wildfires during the period of November 28 to December 9, 2016,
The blazes killed at least 14 people and damaged or destroyed more than 2,500 homes, businesses and other buildings, forcing about 15,000 people to evacuate the town of Gatlinburg in Sevier County, eastern Tennessee.