Brush fire breaks out on Dollywood’s property

Brush fire breaks out on Dollywood's property (Image 1)
Brush fire breaks out on Dollywood's property (Image 1)

A brush fire broke out on the southern outskirts of Dollywood on Saturday.

According to WATE-TV, the fire began around 4:30 p.m.

Park officials said the fire was inside Dollywood's boundaries, but not inside the theme park.

There were approximately 80 firefighters that worked to create a fire break around the brushfire.

They were able to contain the fire to 10 acres in about an hour and a half.

Officials believe the fire was most likely started due a stray ember from a train ride through the area.

The fire is still under investigation, no official cause has been determined.

The park is still scheduled to open next weekend.

No injuries were reported from the fire.

*WATE-TV contributed to this report.

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