Gatlinburg, Tenn. gutted by series of wildfires

A popular tourist town in Tennessee has become the next North American region to be ravaged by wildfires. Gatlinburg, a mountain resort town southeast of Knoxville, has fallen victim to severe fire causing hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate their homes.

As of Dec. 8, 14 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the fires.

For more information on the wildfires, check out my Storify.