Yosemite officials clearing brush, setting sprinklers to save giant sequoia groves from fire

  • Article by: BRIAN SKOLOFF , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 25, 2013 - 12:05 AM

GROVELAND, Calif. — Fire crews are clearing brush and setting sprinklers to protect two groves of giant sequoias as a massive week-old wildfire rages along the remote northwest edge of Yosemite National Park.

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moonrising77Aug. 25, 1311:26 AM

Little correction to: "About three dozen are affected" Actually, many dozens are endangered. At least three dozen sequoias have already burned.

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