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TOPSHOT - Firefighters put out hot spots from the Washburn Fire in Yosemite National Park, California, July 11, 2022. - Hundreds of firefighters scrambled Monday to prevent a wildfire engulfing an area of rare giant sequoia trees in California's Yosemite National Park. The Washburn fire, in the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias, was first reported on July 7 and doubled in size over the weekend to 2,340 acres (946 hectares), according to a park report. Yosemite's fire management service said 545 firefighters were battling the blaze, including "proactively protecting" the grove -- the largest sequoia grove in Yosemite, with over 500 mature trees.

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A photo taken at night that is mostly orange. A real estate sign hangs on a white post in front of the lush lawn of a burning home. The sign says "Sale Pending." In the background, a house is encased in fire, with bright flames and smoke, lit orange by the fire, billowing all around it.

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A dirt road curves from the lower left to the center of the image and around a bend. On either side of the road, the soil is blackened. Some nearby trees are burnt, while others have golden fall leaves. In the distance are dark green forested hillsides, shrouded in white smoke..

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Two firefighters use long-handled tools to push against the wall of a burning home. Their wide-legged stance shows the back leg pressing against the ground and the front knee bent to hold the stance. Through the window of the wall the fire burns white-hot, washing the trees behind in a yellow glaze.

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The hands of several children hold up a handmade sign with a painting of Earth and copy that reads "There's No Planet B."

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