Giant sequoias wrapped in foil to protect from US forest firesThe 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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…