Covering the John Sevier fire: WJHL newscast December 24, 1989

John Sevier Fire

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- The above video clip is just a snippet of the WJHL newscast from December 24, 1989- the night of the deadly John Sevier Fire.

This newscast was recorded by Gail Campbell, who was the Johnson City Public Library interim director at the time of the fire.

Over the course of the last few months, News Channel 11 has delved into the events that unfolded on December 24, 1989, interviewing first responders on scene, bystanders, and those who lost loved ones on Christmas Eve.

Watch the documentary HERE.

You can watch the entire documentary and read all of our in-depth stories on WJHL.com by clicking HERE.

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