Matt Shafer Powell

WUOT

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Matt Shafer Powell is Director of News Content for WUOT, the public radio station in Knoxville, Tennessee

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Wildfires are common in America's arid West, but not in the humid Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Now 14,000 people have been evacuated from the resort town of Gatlinburg.

Tennessee wildfire devastates local economy

Wildfires are common in America's arid West, but not in the humid Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Now 14,000 people have been evacuated from the resort town of Gatlinburg.

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