GATLINBURG (WATE) – A view from the air is giving a look at the devastating damage in Gatlinburg and Sevier County

Sevier County Mary Larry Waters said over 1,000 buildings were damaged after a fire near the Chimney Tops spread, causing dozens of fires across Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Wears Valley.

Officials in Sevier County say the death toll has now reached 13 in the fires in Gatlinburg and the county. Twelve people died in the fire and a 13th person died from a heart attack while trying to flee the fires.Click here to view more videos on the WATE 6 On Your Side News app.Map:Gatlinburg, East Tennessee fire damage