..according to Tennessee Ripley Attractions General Manager Ryan DeSear. DeSear said he wasn’t sure if flames reached Ripley’s Aquarium, but a “raging fire” was about 50 yards away from the aquarium when workers were evacuated on Monday night.
“Nothing is more important than human life. Fish can be replaced. It sucks.”” – USA TODAY
The picture above shows the wildfire about 50 feet behind the aquarium.