Aluminum Wraps Take Center Stage as Wildfire Structure Protection

The photo made a splash on social media: General Sherman, the majestic 2,000-year-old Californian sequoia tree with a 36-foot circumference, its craggy trunk shining with silvery aluminum foil wrapped all around it to protect from potential wildfires. Like a baked potato in the oven, commenters said.

California-based Firezat, which is currently the only company in the U.S. that sells this…

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