More than 14 thousand people were evacuated.
So, when forest fires in the area, Sevi, 12 people were injured, the fire damaged or completely destroyed about 250 buildings.
The victims were hospitalized, the threats to their lives there. Most of these people received severe burns.
As noted, serious damage, in particular caused by the city of Gatlinburg. In the words of its mayor, Mike Warner, about 100 were destroyed or damaged in the area of residential houses and commercial buildings have on the locality.
However, the US President-elect Donald trump expressed population tn the words of support.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the great people of Tennessee during these terrible forest fires. Take care of yourself!” – he wrote in Twitter.
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