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Sevier County Residents Urged To Register For Disaster Assistance

December 16, 2016 | 1:15 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Individuals affected by the recent wildfires in Sevier County, Tennessee, are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for disaster assistance. Individuals who had losses in the wildfires in Sevier County can begin the disaster application process by registering online at or by [...]

Immediate Release: Sevier County Will Receive Federal Disaster Assistance for Wildfire Recovery

December 15, 2016 | 8:17 pm

Additional Aid, Other Counties May be Awarded as Damage Assessments Continue Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced this evening Sevier County will receive federal aid assistance through a Presidential Disaster Declaration as the county begins its recovery from the devastating wildfires of Nov. 28, 2016. “This deadly wildfire required a coordinated response from [...]

TEMA Update on Sevier County Recover, 12-8-16, 3 p.m., CST

December 8, 2016 | 3:25 pm

HIGHLIGHTS • A Level III – State of Emergency (in place since Nov. 10, 2016) remains in effect as Sevier County begins a path to recovery, tornado damage is six counties is still under assessment, and areas of Tennessee continue to experience extreme drought conditions. • Damage assessment ongoing with Sevier County officials. • Damage [...]