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Giant sequoias wrapped in foil to protect from US forest fires

The world's biggest trees were being wrapped in fire-proof blankets Thursday in an effort to protect them from huge blazes tearing through the drought-stricken western United States.
4 months ago|Los Angeles, United States

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Giant Forest trees prepped for flames in Sequoia National Park as KNP Complex fire closes in

Flames from the KNP Complex fire could soon reach the sequoias in the Giant Forest, fire crews warn.

4 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
Times of India
Times of IndiaR

giant: California wildfires threaten famous giant sequoia trees

US News: THREE RIVERS: Firefighters wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic o.

4 months ago|Mumbai, India
BBC News
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California fires: Blankets wrapped around world's biggest trees

Fire-resistant blankets are being wrapped around California's famous sequoia trees as a blaze closes in.

4 months ago|United Kingdom
The Guardian
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World’s largest tree wrapped in fire-resistant blanket as California blaze creeps closer

Efforts underway to protect General Sherman and other giant trees from wildfires threatening Sequoia national park

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
CBC News
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Firefighters wrap world's largest tree to protect it from California fire

Firefighters wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California's rugged Sierra Nevada.

4 months ago|Canada
Reuters
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As California fire nears, crews protect world's largest tree in special wrap

By Fred Greaves THREE RIVERS, Calif. - Fire crews have resorted to wrapping the bases of some giant sequoias in fire-resistant coverings in a desperate effort to save the towering specimens, including the General Sherman, the world's largest tree, the National Park Service said on Friday. The blaze, one of dozens to erupt across several western states in a fire season that got off to

4 months ago|United Kingdom
News18 India
News18 IndiaR

Fighting Fire With Fire To Protect Ancient Sequoia Trees

LOS ANGELES: With flames advancing toward the signature grove of ancient massive trees in Sequoia National Park, firefighters on Thursday fought fire with fire.

4 months ago|India
CTV News
CTV NewsC

California wildfires threaten famous giant sequoia trees

Firefighters wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning Thursday in California's rugged Sierra Nevada.

4 months ago|Toronto, Canada
CBS Local
CBS LocalC

KNP Complex Fire: Flames Threaten Sequoia Groves; General Sherman Tree Wrapped In Fireproof Blanket

SEQUOIA & KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK (CBS SF/AP) — The KNP Complex Fire continued to rage within the Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Thursday as federal hotshot firefighting crews battled to save the famed giant Sequoia trees from the advancing flames.Crews were wrapping the bases of some sequoias with fireproof aluminum blankets, including the General Sherman Tree, which is 275 feet high and 102 feet around at the base, in the hopes of sa…

4 months ago|United States
NDTV
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US Firefighters Optimistic About Saving World's Biggest Tree From Wildfires

Firefighters battling to protect the world's biggest tree from wildfires ravaging the parched United States said Friday they are optimistic it can be saved.

4 months ago|New Delhi, India
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