Aftermath: Gatlinburg’s Residents, Workers, and Leaders Try to Recover From Last Week’s Inferno

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The wildfires in Gatlinburg and the Great Smokies Mountain National Park have been devastating, and will have repercussions for years to come. Here’s an overview of the conflagration, scenes from an emergency shelter housing survivors, a look at how lost pets are being handled, and a list some of the major relief funds.

• Gatlinburg’s Inferno: Why It Started, How It Spread, and What Needs to Happen Next by Thomas Fraser

• At the Gatlinburg-Pittman High School Shelter, Survivors of the Fire Gather to Find Their Way by Leslie Wylie Bateman

• An Emergency Shelter at the Sevier County Fairgrounds Rescues Lost Pets From Gatlinburg’s Fire by Thomas Fraser

• How You Can Help Survivors of the Gatlinburg Fire by S. Heather Duncan

 

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