Dollywood to Donate $1K to Families That Lost Homes

Dolly Parton has promised to donate $1,000 per month to families that lost their homes in a devastating wildfire that has burned some 15,000 acres and scorched 700 buildings in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.
1:00 | 12/01/16

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Transcript for Dollywood to Donate $1K to Families That Lost Homes
He devastation from those historic wildfires in eastern Tennessee one witness calling the area. An apocalyptic waste land at least seven people have died but this morning there is new hope for those trying to rebuild. An ABC's do you Benitez is there with the latest GO good morning. Amy good morning to you to say this is a disaster. Would be an understatement. Take a look this is one of the 700 structures here that are just totally destroyed it's a restaurant and you can even see some of the tables and chairs there just completely melted. At least seven people have died here so far and I say at least because people are still missing they're still being worked for. Right now many of these homes have just been totally destroyed and that is why Dolly Parton a huge employer here of course she has to Hollywood here. She is now donating a thousand dollars per month. To each family affected and we won't have her bad hand up almost famines that have lost everything in the fires. An act of kindness there from someone who grew up in this or any back to you.

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