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.
The colossal General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest, some other sequoiasThe virus could be in a few weeks, the Giant Forest Museum and other buildings were wrapped for protection against the possibility of intense flamesFor example, fire spokeswoman Rebecca Paterson saidKempa said in an interview Tuesday on CTV News Channel..
The aluminum wrapping can withstand intensive heat for short periods. Federal officials say they have been using the material for several years throughout the U.S. West to protect sensitive structures from flames. Near Lake Tahoe, some homes that were wrapped in protective material survived a recent wildfire while others nearby were destroyed.
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