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4 Famous Giant Trees Unharmed by Sequoia National Park Fire

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park, authorities said. The Four Guardsmen, a group of trees that form a natural entryway on the road to the forest, were successfully protected from the KNP Complex fire by the removal of nearby vegetation and by wrapping fire-resistant material around the bases of the trees, the firefighting management team said in a statement Sunday. Photo Credit: Noah Berger   See more...

Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park Appears Safe despite the KNO wildlife complex

Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park appears to have avoided the KNO wildlife complex and seemed to be safe. Almost 2,000 firefighters were struggling to control and put out the fire at the Sequoia National Park in California. Thanks to the group of firefighters and the fire management strategies of the Sequoia National Park, the Giant Forest is now safe from the wildfire complex. Nearly 2,000 firefighters were struggling Sunday to gain the upper hand over the KNP wildfire complex in Sequoia National Park in California. While it appears the Giant Forest has evaded the flames thanks to long-term fire management strategies in the [...]