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California wildfires threaten giant sequoias

FOXNews.com Wednesday, 15 September 2021 ()
Sequoia National Park was shut down and its namesake gigantic trees were potentially threatened Tuesday as two forest fires burned in steep and dangerous terrain in California’s Sierra Nevada.
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News video: World’s Largest Tree Wrapped in Flame Resistant Material as California Wildfires Draw Near

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Giant sequoias are one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, but they’re under threat by climate change and wildfires. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.

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