Possible Arson Fire in GSMNP Under Investigation

Great Smoky Mountains in snow (Courtesy: GSMNP)

Gatlinburg, TN (WOKI) National Park Service rangers are asking for the public’s help as an investigation is launched into a possible arson fire in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park this week.

NPS officials say the possible arson fire happened off Laurel Creed Rd. near Crib Gap Trail Tuesday afternoon.

Park rangers are asking for help to find anyone who was in the area of Crib Gap Trail, Anthony Creek Trail, or Lead Cove Trail Tuesday afternoon around 6:00 p.m.

Anyone with information about vehicles or suspicious activity in the area is asked to submit a tip by emailan online form or by calling 888-653-0009 or 865-436-1230.

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