Skip to comments.National Guard choppers to join battle against wildfire in Pigeon Forge (TN)
Posted on 03/18/2013 7:20:45 AM PDT by PerseverandoEdited on 03/18/2013 7:26:40 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Up to 30 fire departments from East Tennessee this morning are battling flames that have consumed 35 cabins and 135 acres in Sevier County, a spokesman said.
Two Black Hawk helicopters from the Tennessee Air National Guard stationed at McGhee Tyson Airport left at 7 a.m. to begin an aerial survey of the carnage, Perrin Anderson, spokesman for Sevier County, said this morning. After surveying the situation, the choppers will then will contribute their own unique aid.
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Isn’t Pigeon Forge the home of Dolly?
Yes and http://www.dollywood.com/
Also some good news. Heavy thunderstorms are on the way today. Unfortunately high winds as it approaches & hail, but it sounds like it will take care of the fire threat in the area.
It looks like rain is on the way
They are gonna protect Dolly and the woods. The surprising part is maryjane harvest is months away.
Prayers going up for everyone affected by the fires.
I drove through Pigeon Forge several years back, and planned to visit Dollywood. I should have planned better, as we drove through on a Monday—and that’s the day they are closed..
If you ever get through there, again, they have an AWESOME knife museum nearby. My son was in hog heaven!
Thanks for the tip!
...she is a mere maid...
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