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We’ve deployed photographers to the fire line to capture the excitement. Check back often to see our progress!

  •  Looking out over the impressive footprint, FireChaser Express has come to life at Dollywood!
  •  As the sun sets on Dollywood’s Wilderness Pass, it offers a view of the transfer track which will blast one FireChaser Express train out of the station before bringing another home!
  •  Soon brave recruits will line up to blast of out of Dollywood’s Wilderness Pass Volunteer Fire Department’s Station #7!
  •  Looking down from the top of the lift hill, high above Wilderness pass, even the Wild Eagle statue looks small from!
  •  A view of the 2,427-foot FireChaser Express track as it turns and travels up the mountain.
  •  Check out the view from the access road. It highlights the inspiration for FireChaser Express—the beautiful Smoky Mountains!
  •  The extensive FireChaser Express track twists and turns around the rugged Smoky Mountain terrain and watch tower!
  •  The winding, green FireChaser Express track weaves across the Wilderness Pass hillside as it blasts riders forward then backward!
  •  The view from the entrance of Wild Eagle showcases the twisty track and lift hill of FireChaser Express.
  •  Wait until you see what surprises Crazy Charlie has in his Gas & Fireworks Emporium for FireChaser Express recruits!
  • Like pieces of a very fun puzzle, these segments of the FireChaser Express track will soon connect to create Dollywood’s newest adventure.
  • An up-close look at one of the FireChaser Express tire drives offers a rare glimpse of just one of the many pieces that will help blast riders backward out of Crazy Charlie’s Gas & Fireworks Emporium.
  • FireChaser Express recruits will travel through the towers seen here as they answer the call to volunteer.
  • The anticipation continues to build as the support columns arrive on the FireChaser Express construction site.
  • In March 2014, this green track will snake its way high atop Wilderness Pass, inviting families to have a blast aboard the dual-launch FireChaser Express.
  • A piece of the FireChaser Express track holds a tire drive at the construction site.
  • The main bay and switch track are starting to take form at the FireChaser Express construction site.
  • More and more footers go into place every day as seen in this photo from Wilderness Pass as construction continues.
  • Looking at the footers strategically placed across the hillside gives you an idea of where the FireChaser Express track will be placed upon completion.
  • Miles of reinforced steel begin what will become the exciting FireChaser Express journey.
  • Preserving the Smokies' natural beauty is everyone's job.  If a tree is removed during construction, it is replaced by two!
  • Footers are the coaster's anchor, and more than half of FireChaser Express' nearly 160 coaster footers are already poured.
  • Located directly across from Dollywood's Wild Eagle, FireChaser Express provides beautiful Smoky Mountain vistas and a fun-filled dual-launch experience.
  • Nestled in the mountainside of Timber Canyon, Dollywood's FireChaser Express will blast forward through one tower and backward through another!