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A helicopter dumps water onto a wildfire Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Sevierville, Tenn. Firefighters sought to get a handle Wednesday on a wildfire spreading near Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, amid mandatory evacuations as winds whipped up ahead of a line of strong storms forecast to move in overnight.(Caitie McMekin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Residents near Gatlinburg worry as Smoky Mountain wildfires grow

March 31, 2022
Firefighters from 70 Tennessee counties have traveled to East Tennessee to fight a fire in Wears Valley that is only 5% contained. Evacuation orders remain in effect until the fire is under control. Schools in the area were closed Thursday as a precaution.
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