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Reports from eyewitnesses, state officials and local firefighter crews on what’s been affected by the wildfires in Gatlinburg.
Sally West, a resident of Chalet Village North, escaped her burning home with her dogs intact but lost her husband during the evacuation. West fled to the LeConte Event Center in Pigeon Forge, where hundreds are taking refuge. Tyler Whetstone, Kyleah Starling/ USA Today Network
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