Spreading wildfires caused the evacuation of locals and tourists from the cities of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Monday evening.
As people rushed to get out of town, they shared updates on what was happening on social media.
This has broken my heart. Smokey Mtns on fire, gatlinburg evacuated. This is the spur, next to the road. 💔 pic.twitter.com/Nt8Kx6zmyN— Anne Marie Stills (@thepooh912) November 29, 2016
Sharon Pinyan, leaving Gatlinburg, reports… “Evacuated Gatlinburg. A car behind us caught on fire due to the flames jumping the road.” pic.twitter.com/qislDoxpl0— James Spann (@spann) November 29, 2016