Seven people dead in Tennessee wildfire

Seven people dead in Tennessee wildfire
 

The death toll from the wildfires raging in several southern US states has risen to seven as search-and-rescue operations continue.
The resort cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee have suffered the majority of the damage.
More than four dozen people have been injured by the fire, and hundreds of buildings burned to their foundations.
Authorities say the fire is about 10% contained and "could still rear its head".
Over 14,000 people have been evacuated, and schools across the region have been closed.
As the flames die down in some areas, other risks to firefighters are... read more

 
30 November 2016 in World News, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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