Tennessee Officials Say Deadly Wildfires 'Likely To Be Human-Caused'
It's unclear if they were intentionally set.By Briana Altergott | December 1, 2016
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials told several media outlets they believe the original blaze that sparked more than a dozen others was "likely to be human-caused." They didn't say whether it was intentionally set.
According to local media, roughly half of all wildfires in Tennessee this year were the result of suspected arson.