Interactive: What It's Like To Be Trapped In A Megafire

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Wildfire rages
Within hours, residents and tourists in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, found themselves surrounded by smoke and flames.

In 2016, the Chimney Tops 2 wildfire torched 17,000 acres in Tennessee in what the local mayor called “the perfect firestorm.” It claimed 14 lives.  Click here to see how the inferno unfolded — and what went wrong.