Death toll from Sevier County fire rises to 14

(Courtesy: TDOT)

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WKRN) – The death toll from the Sevier County fire has risen to 14.

According to the National Park Service, the latest victim to be identified is 81-year-old Elaine Brown of Sevierville.

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She died in a multi-car accident while trying to flee the fire. Officials say she suffered a medical episode before the crash.

A total of 134 people were injured,1,684 structures were damaged or destroyed in the wildfire.

On Monday, Gatlinburg city officials will continue to assess the damage as the city prepares to open for business later this week.

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