Facebook user Michael Luciano posted this terrifying video of his evacuation from the fire in Gatlinburg, Tennessee Monday night.
“We almost didn’t make it out alive!! But we did,” wrote Luciano.
At one point, the driver of the truck runs over a burning tree and you can hear the videographer scream, “hit the gas!”
Check it out:
More videos from Mr. Luciano:
Mandatory evacuations were ordered in the area last night, with the fires reportedly destroying many structures overnight:
— Robin Meade (@RobinMeade) November 29, 2016
— Ashley Izbicki (@AshleyIzbicki) November 29, 2016
— SkymetWeather (@SkymetWeather) November 29, 2016
— A.J. Hilton (@AJHilton_News) November 29, 2016
— Madison Wade (@madisonwadeWBIR) November 29, 2016
The National Guard has been called up to help deal with the fires and evacuations:
— ChristineSperow WBTV (@ChristineOnTV) November 29, 2016
Thankfully it’s raining in the area this morning:
— Perry Schaible (@Local12Perry) November 29, 2016
— Micahharriswx (@micahharriswx) November 29, 2016