News

Actions

3 more bodies recovered after Tennessee fires, death toll up to 7

3 more bodies recovered after Tennessee fires, death toll up to 7
Posted at 4:20 PM, Nov 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 16:20:58-05

Officials have recovered the bodies of three more people killed in the wildfires in Sevier County, Tennessee.

A total of seven people have died, authorities said Wednesday.

Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters also said more than 400 structures have been destroyed by fires in the area.

Three people were rescued. He thanked “the big guy up above” for the rain Wednesday, which has helped firefighters.