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Ancient Sequoia Trees Could Be Affected by Wildfires

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August 27, 2013
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Firefighters report progress battling a huge blaze on the edge of Yosemite National Park, but warn it remains an "extreme" threat as it nears the top US tourist destination and San Francisco's water supply.


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