Some of the world’s oldest trees are in serious danger as California firefighters struggle to contain a massive fire that has engulfed Yosemite National Park.
The 3,000-year-old Grisley Giant, one of California’s most famous Sequoia trees, is wrapped in a fire-retardant and historic cabinet with fire-retardant foil.
Authorities used a controlled fire to clear the debris from the forest floor and save the famous ancient trees from doubling the wildfire.
Firefighters are battling difficult conditions and are responding to hot and dry weather during the week, making Washington’s fire more difficult to control.
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