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Elkmont cabins damaged in human-caused fire; park rangers ask for help

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - The National Park Service is asking anyone who may have information about a recent fire that caused damage to cabins in the Elkmont Historic District of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to please come forward.

The fire was reported on November 29 at 10 a.m. Rangers say there was minimal damage.

Park rangers believe the fire was caused by humans in the area known as Daisy Town. The cabins were closed to the public and slated for rehabilitation.

The investigation is ongoing and the park service was not able to release any other details.

Anyone with information should call or text the ISB Tip Line at (888) 653-0009, submit a tip online, send an email to nps_isb@nps.gov, or send a message on Facebook or Twitter.


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