Yosemite wildfire could worsen as firefighters brace for strong winds

Guardian: Firefighters braced for strong winds that could push a raging wildfire further into the north-west edge of Yosemite national park, threatening thousands of rural homes. The massive blaze was also burning Sunday in the vicinity of two groves of giant sequoias that are unique the region, prompting park employees to take extra precautions of clearing brush and setting sprinklers. The towering trees, which grow only on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada and are among the largest and oldest......

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