The quaint resort town of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is on fire tonight. According to a March 17 report on WATE.com, there is a massive fire burning on Black Bear Cub Way. At least 35 cabins have already been destroyed, and there are no signs of the fire being under control anytime soon.
The fire continues to spread, and the details are developing. The nearby cabins are under mandatory evacuation, and fire officials are recommending that everyone leave the area.
There are 25 fire departments battling the blaze. According to WBIR, firefighters are hoping to get helicopters in to drop water on the flames soon.
There have been no injuries reported so far, and people are expressing concern on Twitter for the first responders. Some quite astounding photos and videos are being posted on social media.
According to WATE, the smoke plume from the huge Pigeon Forge fire is showing up on radar weather maps, and it stretches more than 25 miles to the northeast.