Big Timber At Sequoia Nationwide Park Face Rising Risk As Fires Develop

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Hearth crews moved to ramp up the battle Wednesday in opposition to two increasing forest fires threatening Sequoia Nationwide Park’s big sequoia timber and infrastructure. The Colony and Paradise fires, ignited by lightning strikes final week, lined about 11 sq. miles (28 sq. kilometers) in California’s steep Sierra Nevada. READ … Read more

Wildfires Threaten Large Sequoias, Shut Sequoia Nationwide Park

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Sequoia Nationwide Park was shut down and its namesake gigantic bushes have been doubtlessly threatened Tuesday as two forest fires burned in steep and harmful terrain in California’s Sierra Nevada. Each fires have been projected to advance within the route of Large Forest, residence to greater than 2,000 large … Read more

New Lightning Fires Burn In Sequoia & Kings Canyon Nationwide Parks, Sequoia Nationwide Forest

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — New wildfires have been burning in Northern California following a sequence of lightning strikes Friday, authorities stated. The Nationwide Park Service stated Friday night that three new wildfires – the Colony Fireplace, the Paradise Fireplace, and the Cabin Fireplace, have been ignited because of a lightning storm in Sequoia and … Read more