(OAKHURST, Calif.) -- The Washburn Fire in central California has now scorched 4,700 acres across Yosemite National Park to Sierra National Forest as of Friday morning, officials said, growing over 300 acres overnight. According to park officials, the fire is 27% contained, with more than... Read More.
(FRESNO, Calif.) -- A wildfire near Yosemite National Park is creeping closer to a grove of iconic sequoia trees that have been in the region for thousands of years. The Washburn Fire, which originated on Thursday near the Washburn Trail in Yosemite's Mariposa Grove, has... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Wildfires swirling around California's giant sequoia trees are prompting more evacuations as they spread toward communities surrounding the forests. Residents in Ponderosa and Quaking Aspen in Tulare County have been ordered to evacuate immediately now that the Windy Fire had fanned to... Read More.
(THREE RIVERS, Calif.) -- The resilience of some of Earth’s timeless towering treasures, the ancient sequoia trees, is being tested by the very thing they rely on to survive: fire. “Up until just a few years ago, it was just virtually unheard of that fire... Read More.