1 week ago
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NC wildfires almost fully contained

Forestry officials say they are scaling back on the number of firefighters working on a blaze in the mountains of western North Carolina.
1 week ago
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Strong winds drive smoke from Georgia wildfire into NC

Weather officials say strong winds are carrying smoke from wildfires in Georgia into North Carolina.
1 month ago
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‘My People Fund’ issues hundreds of checks to wildfire victims

Dolly Parton's My People Fund has issued monthly checks to 921 people who lost their homes in deadly wildfires that ravaged East Tennessee last year.
5 months ago
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Gov. to request $200M for Hurricane Matthew, wildfire victims

Governor Pat McCrory will request approximately $200 million in a Special Session of the General Assembly.
5 months ago
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Dolly Parton planning telethon to benefit Tennessee wildfire victims

Dolly Parton is going a step further to help the victims of wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee where the singer grew up.
5 months ago
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Death toll from wildfires increases to 14

The death toll from the Gatlinburg area fires has risen to 14.
5 months ago
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Rain helping contain wildfires across western North Carolina

Authorities say rain is helping contain wildfires in western North Carolina.
5 months ago
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The Latest: Officials say 3 dead in Tennessee wildfires

A Tennessee mayor says three people have died in the wildfires that destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses near the Great Smoky Mountains.
5 months ago
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OFFICIALS: Most of NC wildfires are suspected arsons

Firefighters have made progress in battling many of the large wildfires burning in the Southeast, but several blazes continue to creep into new areas — and investigators say more fires are being lit each day by suspected arsonists.
5 months ago
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Western North Carolina continues battle with wildfires

Dry conditions accompanied by high winds are continuing to hamper efforts to control wildfires across western North Carolina.