Sequoia National Park fire: First photos show park’s most famous trees have so far survived

TOPSHOT – Operations Section Chief, Jon Wallace looks over General Sherman where the historic tree was protected by structure wrap from fires along with the Four Guardsmen at Sequoia National Park, California, September 22, 2021. – Hundreds of firefighters were battling to protect several groves of giant sequoias in the United States on September 20, warning the enormous ancient trees were at risk from out-of-control blazes. (Photo by Gary Kazanjian / POOL / AFP) (Photo by GARY KAZANJIAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Fires have been burning for two weeks in Sequoia National Park and Sequoia National Forest, two of California’s iconic landmarks. Late Wednesday,

→ Continue reading at Mercury News

More from author

Related posts


Latest posts

Right-wing media figures dishonestly use Colin Powell's death to question Covid vaccines

While Powell was fully vaccinated, he was also battling multiple myeloma, a cancer that suppresses the immune system, making him more susceptible to the...

North America's biggest container port faces record backlog

"We have about two weeks' worth of work sitting at anchor right now," Seroka said in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper. "The question...

Sharks’ Evander Kane handed lengthy suspension by NHL for using fake vaccination card

San Jose Shark Evander Kane (9) skates off the ice during the first period of the NHL game against the...