Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Wildfires Force East Tennessee Residents to Evacuate

Evacuations have forced many from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as well as the resort mountain towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in East Tennessee. The East Tennessee chapter of the Red Cross is working overnight to assist in the disaster relief efforts and has opened evacuation centers for the numerous residents and tourists evacuating the area. Learn more about the wildfires and evacuations in this report from NBC News.


  1. Trying to find Pamela Jean Johnson she was evacuated last night from Gatlinburg TN?? Can someone help so we can find her??

    1. Have you tried the Red Cross Safe and Well website yet to see if she has registered there? redcross.org/safeandwell You can also visit this site for other tips: http://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief/contact-and-locate-loved-ones

    2. Yes we have tried that Safe and Well and we will try the others thanks so much..