Two out-of-control wildfires close in on America’s most ancient trees: Flames scorch Trail of 100 Giants and damage famous Bench Tree sequoia as authorities issue air quality alerts for California

Authorities in California have issued air quality warnings as two wildfires continue to rage in the state, threatening the world famous Trail of 100 Giants.

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District issued a statement this week urging residents near to the plumes of smoke being produced to stay indoors.

Yesterday, The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office issued an evacuation order for communities in the Camp Nelson area, urging them to seek a safer location.

And only hours earlier, they had issued another evacuation order to residents of the Eshom and Hartland Camp areas – which are located just 80 miles north of Camp Nelson.

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Source: Daily Mail