Gatlinburg / Pigeon Forge Emergency Fire Recovery for Properties

Tennessee Fire Damage Recovery

Emergency Wildfire Relief

 

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DO YOU NEED EMERGENCY CONSTRUCTION?

Hearthstone Homes in conjunction with Mountain Timber Structures are "all hands on deck" to help folks repair and rebuild their properties caused by the recent wildfires.

We Can Help Rebuild Your Home

In an effort to get Gatlinburg wildfire victims back into safe warm homes as soon as possible, we are giving priority and a notable discount to those who need to repair and rebuild their properties. We will be offering this emergency construction service from now until Spring. Our hearts and prayers continue to be with all affected by this devastation.

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Volunteers Needed

Many volunteers are needed to help assist in wildfire recovery efforts in Sevier County. Volunteer East Tennessee is leading the efforts to coordinate volunteers. The non-profit has set up a Volunteer Reception Center in Sevierville. It's serving as the check-in point for all volunteers wanting to donate their time. The center is located at 1304 Parkway, Sevierville, TN, 37862 (building that says "Theater" on the front).

https://www.volunteeretn.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=...

Donate to the Victims

 

The Red Cross

The Red Cross is not looking for untrained volunteers, but is accepting monetary donations. People can make a $10 donation by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999. Red Cross workers have served more than 10,000 meals and snacks to wildfire evacuees at shelters in the Galinburg and Pigeon Forge area as of 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Red Cross has served nearly 1,000 meals to firefighters battling the fires.

The Gatlinburg Relief Fund

The Gatlinburg Relief Fund has been established at SmartBank. Donations can be dropped off at any location or mailed to:

Gatlinburg Relief Fund
SmartBank
P.O. Box 1910
Pigeon Forge, TN 37868

Call 865-453-2650 for more information.

The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is accepting donations for evacuees and first responders to the Sevier County fire. The organization is accepting donations at the Pigeon Forge Fire Hall Station 1 at 3229 Rena Street in Pigeon Forge and New Hope Church of God in Kodak:

2450 Winfield Dunn Pkwy
Kodak, Tennessee
865-932-4673
Open from 8 to 8

 

List of Ways You Can Help

  • Remote Area Medical is responding to the fires and says anyone is welcome to call them if they'd like to volunteer to help. Contact RAM at 865-579-2555 .
  • Tom Giles is holding another Fuel Our Firefighters drive at High Places Church in Oak Ridge Tuesday from 1:00-5:00 p.m. The church is located at 123 Randolph Road.
  • Danielle Yancey is collecting donations, including drinks and small packaged snacks, at the Outreach Church in Oneida, from 8:30 a.m. until noon Tuesday. If someone is unable to drop off donated items, they can contact Danielle at 423-223-2615 .
  • The Sevier Co. Rescue Squad is collecting water and Gatorade for firefighters at their location across from Sevier Co. High School.
  • The Blount Co. Chamber of Commerce and the Townsend Visitors Center are collecting items for displaced families and first responders. People can drop off items at the Chamber, located at 201 S. Washington Street in Maryville, or the Visitors Center at 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy. in Townsend. Needed items include water and Gatorade, canned or packaged food such as crackers and candy, pet food, blankets, diapers, jackets, and gloves and scarves. Donations will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For any questions, call 865-983-2241 .
  • Another group will be collecting donations at the Kroger on Emory Road in Knoxville from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday; they will then take donated items to the mobile command center in Sevier County. They are asking for supplies including water, baby wipes, eye drops, lip balm, cotton socks, over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol and Advil, Gatorade, and packaged high-calorie snacks.
  • The Loudon County Sheriff's Office is accepting items to help firefighters and others displaced by the fires. Drop off Powerade, Gatorade, bottled water, snack bars and other easy-to-handle snacks at the LCSO/Justice Center. No monetary donations are being accepted.
  • Hard Knox Pizzeria in Knoxville is accepting donations of water and other beverages, canned and packaged food to take to the Red Cross. Donations can also be dropped off at other restaurants in Western Plaza, including Blackhorse Pub, Moe's, Runners Market, or Yassin's Falafel House downtown.
  • Twisted Mike's, located at 7125 Kingston Pike in Knoxville, is accepting donations of non-perishable food items and toys for children impacted by the fire all week. They will take donations to Sevier County on Friday.
  • The Ice Chalet at 100 Lebanon Street in Knoxville, is also collecting items for emergency crews and evacuees. They ask for donations of water or Gatorade, blankets, and protein bars, in exchange for a free public session pass. The business plans to collect donations every day until the need is past.
  • The Knoxville Chive is collecting the following items for fire victims: water, Gatorade, Pedialyte, basic toiletries, blankets, pillows, batteries, non-perishable food, baby food, diapers, stuffed animals, clothing, pet food, kennels, and oxygen and insulin. Follow their Facebook page to find out donation locations.
  • Recovery Strategies, located at 120 Centre Park Dr., Ste. 9, Knoxville, TN 37922, is collecting coats, water food, and personal items through Friday, after which point they will take donations to Sevierville. Recovery Strategies is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Greenback Memorial Church, located at 292 TN-95 is another location taking donations of water, Gatorade, snacks, and hygiene items. No monetary donations are being accepted. Items can be donated in the Fellowship Hall and will be taken to Sevier Co. later this week. Contact Pastor Lon Shockley at 865-719-5717 for more information.
  • Regal Cinemas' Pinnacle at Turkey Creek will host a drop-off for the Red Cross. They are collecting bottled water and other beverages, toiletries, clothing, flashlights, batteries, walkers and canes, diapers and wipes, baby formula, non-perishable foods, protein bars, and pet supplies. Items can be dropped off all day Tuesday at the theater's parking lot. Pinnacle is located at 11240 Parkside Drive in Knoxville.
  • McDonald’s is serving food at no charge to workers and evacuees in Gatlinburg. McDonald’s Raleigh region is delivering water, apple juice, milk, apple slices and some kids toys to the Gatlinburg area. They are set up at McDonald’s on Highway 321, next to Rocky Top Sports World.
  • The Center for Leadership and Service on the University of Tennessee campus is also collecting donations, including snacks, bottled water, and toiletries, to donate to the Red Cross. They are located at 2238 Dunford Hall, or you can also drop items off at the Office of the Dean of Students at 413 Student Services Building. Call 865-974-1039 for more information. Any students affected by the fires can contact 865-974-3179 or email dos@utk.edu.
  • Kroger has joined with the Red Cross to offer aid to fire victims. Starting Tuesday, all Kroger stores in Middle and East Tenn., Northern Alabama, and Southern Kentucky, will accept monetary donations for the Red Cross. Customers can add any amount they wish to their total purchase at the time of checkout. The donation will be included on each receipt for tax purposes. One hundred percent of the funds collected will be sent to the Red Cross, and Kroger will also make a $10,000 corporate contribution to the relief efforts.
  • All branches of Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union are accepting monetary donations, water, and small snacks to aid in fire relief efforts. All donations will be taken to the Red Cross.
  • The Red Cross has asked for cash donations only for the time being. Text 90999 to make a $10 donation or click here to select a different amount.
  • Freedom House Church is setting up a donation center. The church is located at 132 Lovell Rd. They are accepting Gatorade, water, protein bars and snacks. You can make donations at the church between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Here are some people and organizations offering help to those who need it:
  • Mandy Tietjen runs an Airbnb in Fountain City and has offered clean beds and a hot breakfast for any evacuees. Contact Mandy on Facebook.
  • Several restaurants around East Tenn. are offering free meals to emergency personnel, including Old Dad's General Store & Deli on the Parkway in Gatlinburg, Hard Knox Pizzeria in Knoxville (contact Alexa Sponcia at 865-438-6500 for more information), Huck Finn's Catfish in Pigeon Forge, and Texas Roadhouse in Pigeon Forge. In addition, Huck Finn's is also accepting donations for fire victims.
  • Big Fatty's on Kingston Pike in Knoxville is offering free food to anyone affected by the fires.
  • Camp Montvale in Blount County is open for evacuees. The camp has several cabins available and can accept pets and horses. Camp Montvale is located at 4901 Montvale Road and you can contact Pam Wolf at 865-250-7420 or Marsha Sliker at 865-982-5225 .
  • Brian Minton is also offering help evacuating horses, mules, and other livestock in the Gatlinburg area. Contact him at 865-388-6886 to arrange a pickup.
  • Wildwood Farm, located at 4902 Green Road in Maryville, is also offering assistance transporting and housing horses and other livestock. Contact Julie Maner at 865-256-9589 .
  • The Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding is also offering housing to large animals. Contact them at 865-988-4711 .
  • Curtis Barnard of First Choice Firewood & Tree Trimming is offering tree removal service to anyone affected by the fire. Contact him at 423-200-8600 .
  • Phil Minor, executive manager at Fenton Nissan in Knoxville, says the car dealership has 40,000 square feet, enough room to house 80 evacuees, and enough bedding, food, and water for everyone. Retired Knoxville police officers offer around-the-clock security, and the dealership will pick up groups of up to 15. Contact 865-740-6749 or philip.minor@fentonmotors.com to arrange a pickup with at least 25 minutes notice.
  • Dr. Kelly Faris has offered up his three-bedroom rental cabin in Seymour for any evacuees needing a place to stay. He can house up to 10 people in the cabin. Contact him at 865-660-5369 , or through VRBO.
  • The Tennessee Valley Coalition to End Homelessness hopes to offer more permanent solutions to people displaced by the fire by working with various organizations to help victims find new homes. Visit them on Facebook to learn more.

 

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