Washburn fire threatens Yosemite National Park's giant sequoias

The Washburn Fire is spreading through Yosemite National Park, continuing to threaten the area's iconic giant sequoias as of July 11. Crews are battling the inferno to save the trees, which were once considered impervious to flames.

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