LIST: Sites damaged after East Tennessee wildfire

A look at the Sky Lift as it was in 2015. (Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN/WATE) – Here is a growing list of sites and how they have been affected by the wildfire in Sevier County. The wind whipped the fire into Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge on Nov. 28 and into the early morning hours of Nov. 29. Over a dozen people died and over 1,700 buildings were damaged or destroyed.


  • Alamo Steakhouse & Saloon Gatlinburg
  • Alpine Chalet Rentals
  • Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Hughes Hall, Wild Wing damaged
  • Backhome Log Cabins
  • Banner Baptist Church
  • Buckberry Lodge
  • Campbell Lead Road
  • Carr’s Cottages and Motel
  • Chalet Village
  • Cobbly Knob – 70 homes
  • Cupid’s Chapel of Love
  • Creek Place Efficiencies
  • Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins
  • Down South Outdoor Adventures
  • Estrella Hondumex
  • Gatlinburg Church of Christ
  • Gatlinburg Falls Resort – Damage to 10 percent of cabins
  • Gatlinburg Sky Lift (Top portion)
  • Gatlinburg Village Townhouses
  • Eight Gabels Inn
  • (Former) Dennis Bolze mansion
  • Gatlinburg Village Townhouses – 13 units destroyed
  • Heart of Gold Wedding Chapel
  • Laurel Point Resort
  • Loop Road
  • Mountain Lodge Restaurant
  • Ober Gatlinburg – Minor damage to lifts
  • Roaring Fork Baptist Church
  • Roaring Fork Cottages
  • Ski Mountain Road
  • Smoky Mountain Castle
  • Tree Tops Resort – Some buildings destroyed, others may still be standing
  • Wears Valley – 70 homes
  • Westgate Resorts
  • Volunteer Pizza

RELATED: Interactive map of Gatlinburg wildfire shows status of structures damaged


  • Ober Gatlinburg
  • Gatlinburg Space Needle
  • Sky Lift
  • Pancake Pantry
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
  • Mysterious Mansion

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