Three Dead, Thousands Flee Tennessee Wildfires

Three people have died in  wildfires near the Great Smoky Mountains.

Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters said he didn’t have any details on the deaths.

The mayor says authorities are going door-to-door to make sure everyone is safe.

About a dozen people have been injured.

The wildfires have destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses

More than 14,000 people in Gatlinburg were forced to evacuate the tourist city in the mountains.