UPDATE: Man arrested after admitting he set three wildfires that consumed 300 acres

Volunteer firefighter's with the Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Department depart to work the Mowbray Mountain fire on Thursday in Soddy-Daisy.
photo Andrew Scott Lewis

Continuing coverage

* Wildfires continue across region with no rain imminent; some residents evacuated * Southern fires rage with 41.6 million now living in drought

Here's the latest update on the wildfires causing evacuations in Tennessee.


A Chattanooga man has been arrested after he admitted to setting three separate fires in the Smith Mountain and Blue Sewanee Mountain areas causing a brush fire that consumed over 300 acres.