Wildfire reaches Giant Forest; fate of giant sequoias unknown
The forest is located east of Fresno. 1
The bases of the trees were wrapped in protective foil that can withstand high heat and is typically used to guard structures against flames, he said. 1
As of Saturday morning, the fire had not affected most of the Giant Forest, including the famed General Sherman tree, believed to be the largest in the world by volume, Bekkerus said. 1
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