Great Smoky Mountains National Park firefighters are managing a low-intensity, 10-acre wildfire, located just above Rainbow Falls along the Rainbow Falls Trail.
The Rocky Spur fire was reported at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 8th by a small aircraft. Firefighters were on scene this morning and will remain in the area to monitor the spread of the fire which lies within a natural fire zone. No resources, including structures at Mt. LeConte, are threatened by the fire.
Rainbow Falls Trail has been closed to all use. For more information regarding the park's wildland fire management program, please click here.