Tennessee wildfires: Death toll rises to 10



The death toll from wildfires raging across Tennessee has risen to 10 as search and rescue operations continue.
The cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge have suffered the worst damage.
On Thursday, country music legend Dolly Parton said her charity would donate $1,000 (£797) a month to families affected by the fires.
Rain on Wednesday helped quell the blaze, but officials said fires could rekindle as months of drought had left the ground extremely dry.
The wildfires, likely started by a person, spread on Monday to the tourist city of Gatlinburg. More than 14,000 residents were forced to... read more

 
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Source: BBC
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