WBIR and WTNZ FOX 43 joined with WATE and WVLT on Thursday to raise money for Sevier County wildfire relief through a telethon with the American Red Cross of East Tennessee.

Donations to assist with disaster relief poured in from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to raise $270,000.

People can continue to make a $10 donation by texting “REDCROSS” to 90999.

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The 15,653-acre fire killed 11 people, and at least 80 more sought medical treatment. The fire burned more than 700 buildings in Sevier County and Gatlinburg.

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