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Greek Firefighters Battle Wildfire at Resort Near Athens

Greek authorities ordered outlying parts of a coastal resort town near Athens evacuated late Monday after a large wildfire broke out in the area.

Four Famous Giant Trees Unharmed by Sequoia National Park Fire

Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park.

Homeowners Near CA Wildfires Won’t Lose Insurance

Homeowners and renters in 22 Northern California counties are guaranteed not to lose their property insurance policies over the next year after the state announced a moratorium on Monday for people who live near recent wildfires.

Crews Watching Weather as Wildfire Burns Near Sequoias

Crews were watching the weather this weekend as they battled California wildfires that have burned into some groves of gigantic ancient sequoias as they try to protect the world's largest tree.

Aluminum Wrap Used to Protect Homes in CA Wildfires

Martin Diky said he panicked as a huge wildfire started racing down a slope toward his wooden house near Lake Tahoe.
A member of the Roosevelt Hotshot Crew clears a firebreak.

Firefighters Struggling to Save CA Giant Sequoias

Firefighters wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias.
Forest restoration project in Arizona

U.S. Forest Service Hits Brakes on AZ Restoration Project

The U.S. Forest Service has put the brakes on a effort to thin hundreds of square miles of land in Arizona to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires, drawing sharp rebukes from elected officials.

Future of Lake Tahoe (NV) Clarity in Question as Wildfires Worsen

When a wildfire crested the mountains near North America's largest alpine lake, embers and ash that zipped across a smoky sky pierced Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters.

CA Wildfires Threaten Famous Giant Sequoia Trees

Multiple forest fires on Thursday were threatening groves of gigantic sequoias in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains that are home to some of the world's largest trees.

Fires Shut Sequoia National Park (CA), Could Threaten Huge Trees

Both fires were projected to advance in the direction of Giant Forest, home to more than 2,000 giant sequoias including the General Sherman Tree.