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Devastating Forest Fires Ignite Southeast

Numerous forest fires burned across the Southeast throughout the autumn. Nearly 120,000 acres of forest burned, and the city of Gatlinburg, Tenn., was badly damaged, with 14 lives lost.

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Region experienced wider, more intense forest fires this spring

Forest fires in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia were more intense than usual this spring, resulting in the temporary closure of several sections of the Appalachian Trail.

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