Wildfire burns through giant sequoias in California’s Yosemite

July 8 (Reuters) – A partial wildfire erupted in California’s Yosemit National Park on Friday, threatening another large and old Sequoia tree during another devastating wildfire.

Authorities closed fire on a 1,200-square-meter park where firefighters battled the blaze, which burned 46 hectares (19 hectares).

Sequoia, the world’s largest volcano, has lived together for thousands of years, and lightning parks are often used to reduce such fires and reduce the risk of wildfires.

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The fire in the Mariposa Grove area did not destroy any of the more than 3,000-year-old Yosemite trees, the cause of which is unknown, the fire department said.

Yosemite Fire Information Nancy Filipe: “If we don’t see a clear natural start, we will resort to suppression.

The United States has been battling wildfires for more than a decade, with up to 4.7 million hectares of land black every year. This is more than double the 10-year average, according to the National Agency for Fire.

Forest biologists have been hit by severe and severe wildfires in New Mexico and Alaska due to drought and inclement weather.

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Report by Andrew Hai in Taos, New Mexico; Edited by Chris Reese

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