- At the large wildfire in the US state of Tennessee are certainly three people killed and fourteen wounded touched. More than 14,000 people have fled hunted in the city of Gatlinburg. The fire raged on the outskirts of the popular tourist park in Great Smoky Mountains and is expanding.
The local authorities decided to evacuate residents and tourists in Gatlinburg. From nearby Pigeon Forge several thousand people were directed to a safe place. A hundred buildings, mostly cabins in the park, fell prey to the flames.
The fire also threatens the Ripley's Aquarium in Gatlinburg where 10 000 birds are kept. The staff has left the premises. According to the leadership of the type can not happen as long as the generators keep doing it.