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the fire started on chimney top mountain, one of the smokies' most popular hiking destinations, then quickly spread to the quaint resort cities of gatlinburg and pigeon forge. 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is in the newsroom. sarah, hundreds of acres are burning right now and the fire is only getting stronger.... yes, it's not only destructive but extremely dangerous, as emergency workers evacuate people in gatlinburg, pigeon small towns around the area, firefighters from 16 states are working to battle the massive blaze. right now-- the fire continues to burn around the city of pigeon forge, were at least 500 people have been evacuated. sharing terrifying videos as they leave their homes, hotels and businesses behind. more firefighters will be getting to tennessee from around the country this morning to
smoke in the air is so thick that several schools and daycares are forced to close this morning. more than 1,200 people are in shelters right more than 1,200 people are in shelters right now--- as dozens of buildings burn to the ground, including a 16-story hotel. we're only hearing who was burned while escaping the flames, but they are expected to be okay. here's what i'm looking into at 5- 30....there's an aquarium in gatlinburg that had to abandon more than 10-thousand sea creatures as they evacuated town. just one of many terrifying stories out of tennessee.. jenny.... overnight, a plane carrying more than 81 people including a brazilian soccer
colombian police say five people were rescued but everyone else was killed. the plane crashed about 22 miles from the airport after reporting electrical issues. the south american soccer federation says the team was headed to the country for a game tomorrow. the federation has canceled all games until further notice. this is scary. dozens of guns could soon be on the streets in tampa after a big break in at a fire arm store. deputies say a group of people rammed the front doors of tampa arms company on west waters avenue and took everything. as of right now, deputies are unsure what types of guns were stolen. students will back in class today at ohio state university following a violent attack that hurt 11 people. investigators are still trying to figure out why a somali refugee rammed his car into students and then started stabbing them with a butcher knife. a university police officer shot and killed 18-year old abdul rzak ali artan just a minute
artan had recently transferred to ohio state after getting his associates degree from a community college in the spring. officials are looking into a post he allegedly made on facebook shortly before the attack. in the post he said he was sick of the way muslims were being treated. like they have with many natural disasters and attacks...facebo feature. this is believed to be the first time it had been used on a u-s college campus. the feature has been used dozens of times for people to mark "safe", "unsafe" or outside the affected area. you may remember facebook activated the check in during the pulse nightclub shooting and hurricane matthew here in florida. people in cuba have been lining up by the hundreds to say goodbye and mourn the death of fidel castro. photographs of the leader line revolutionary square in havana
some have been seen crying and bringing flowers to a memorial.. others say they they are insensitive about his death and have no feelings. castro's death has come just as flights from the u-s to cuba were set to begin. the first u-s flight to havana in more than 50 years landed on monday. passengers applauded as they taxied to the gate. now that you've spent black friday and cyber monday crossing items off your holiday shopping list, it's time to support your favorite tuesday. 10news reporter emerald morrow is live at the spca in largo. emerald, this effort is all about taking time to put others before yourself. but a new study shows floridians might not be so good at that. yeah, there's a new study out from wallethub that ranks all 50 states according to how charitable they are...and florida didn't do so well. we came in at 44 out of all 50 states... but organizations like the spca are hoping
this study wrong. after spending so much time and money over the weekend on material things for ourselves and other people, this is a great way to take the focus off yourself and give to other causes and people in need. - the spca is just one of many places that can always use your help to take care of animals like...
disney world. according to doing florida dot com, epcot will be the next park to get some new features. at a recent expo, walt disney parks and resorts' chairman announced that the theme park will undergo a quote, "major transformation." no details have been announced yet, but reports say epcot could be getting a guardians of the galaxy themed ride. this is pretty exciting. after being struck by a car in clearwater, a bald eagle has finally recovered enough to return to the
remember this eagle. we first told you about it nearly two months ago. several organizations including busch gardens tampa bay have helped the bald eagle heal. it had to get surgery to repair its right wing after getting hit by a car near countryside mall. it will be released at lake chautauqua park at 10-30 this morning. we just told you that today is giving tuesday and some easy ways to give back -- coming up -- we'll explain how giving not just today-- but as often as you can -- could have health benefits. and while we're on the topic of list of the most wanted gifts for your family and friends. 10 news and the tampa bay lighting want to put you in
this was really scary.. this was the scene after a man reported seeing a woman jump out of an airplane in houston on monday. the plane from new orleans had just landed when it happened. police and k-9 officers came on board to check and make sure everything was o-k. passengers sat on the runway for more than an hour while investigators talked to people on board. the woman was treated for minor injuries. it's not known
children that it is better to give than receive. as it turns out there is actual proof in the old saying. doctors have looked at studies that show 'giving' can boost physical and mental health of the giver. a previous study by the national institutes of health looked at the m-r-i's of people who gave to various charities and found that giving actually stimulates the 'reward center' of e researchers call the releasing of endorphins a quote, "helpers high." however doctors say that you really only reap these rewards of giving when the giving is your choice. when you feel compelled to give a gift or have to give for the sake of taxes, those good feelings don't follow the same way. giving may help you live longer too.
are you struggling to find that special someone the perfect gift this holiday season? we may be able to help. after the break, the most wanted gift this year. but first, a dog can't quite contain her excitement when she sees jolly old saint nick. 10 news and the tampa bay lighting want to put you in 10 news and the tampa bay lighting want to put you in the stands for the game! make sure you watch 10 news at 11 for the secret word to enter to win two lower level tickets to the tampa bay lightning vs. pittsburgh penguins hockey game. the game is
roof - set to roll out in the u-s in 2018. the company says larger cars and suv's will be part of its effort in the u-s. to overcome an emissions cheating scandal. volkswagen sales have lagged the competition nationally. the holiday shopping season is in full swing and according to one survey the iphone is at the top of the wish list for many. piper jaffray's annual holiday spending survey of a thousand shoppers ranked the iphone as the most desired gift, followed by a macbook and an xbox. fitbits and hoverboards saw a drop in popularity.
make you smiles this morning. one florida dog is making sure she is on santa's nice list this year. her owners wanted to give her a special treat before the holiday. her owners say she enjoys her santa chew toy so much that they decided to have her actually meet the real deal. you can see just how happy she is. this tweet has gone viral. it has over 150 thousand likes on twitter. it's captioned, "my dogs favorite toy is santa, so we brought her to see him." tease traffic
one bay area student is proving she is pretty smart in school. after getting a perfect score on a college exam, this girl is impressing her teachers at such a young age. coming up, the surprising grade she is in. but first, the next i-phone you buy could look a bit different. after the break, the big change apple may want to