Washburn Fire threatens iconic Yosemite sequoia grove

Yosemite National Park’s largest and most iconic sequoia grove remained threatened by a wildfire Sunday afternoon as rough terrain and hot weather proved difficult for battling the blaze. Featured image credit (AP Photo/Noah Berger). The Washburn Fire was first reported Thursday in Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove, which houses over 500 mature sequoias, including the 3,000-year-old Grizzly…

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