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Towns scorched in Tennessee wildfires

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>> A scene of Armageddon in eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, after devastating wildfires swept through the area. At least four people were killed and over a dozen injured in two small resort towns north of the Great Smoky Mountains in wildfires that started Sunday.>> A new challenge that the weather is creating for us after the fire is we are experiencing some small mudslides and rock slides.
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Because there's no longer that foliage that's holding everything together. So we're having to go back into areas that we thought were previously cleared and accessible, and go through some of our same processes over again.>> Gatlinburg under curfew overnight, with several small fires still burning.>> Honestly, I felt like we were just, everybody was gonna die.
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>> More than 14,000 visitors and residents were forced to evacuate when raging flames burned through the area.>> We don't know if the car's okay, if the house is on fire.>> We don't even know if we have a room to go back to.>> Country singer Dolly Parton's amusement park Dollywood also evacuated as a precaution.
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The wildfires leaving many folks without power. Schools in the area will be closed Wednesday.