PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WATE) — A fire approximately 7 acres in size near the Spur was quickly put out by firefighters Saturday morning.
Shortly after 10:30 a.m., the Gatlinburg Fire Department responded to a call of a brush fire and downed power lines near Beech Branch and Timber Ridge roads off the Spur between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. The department activated the Sevier County Wildland Task Force, calling in other agencies to help battle the fire.
A rental cabin, was also involved and believed to be a total loss. All occupants in the cabin evacuated safely, and there were no reported injuries. The fire is 100% contained.
According to Sevier County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Stephen Whaley the fire was “under control” around noon and crews were starting to leave the area around 12:20 p.m.
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with new information from the Gatlinburg Fire Department.