Article Photos: Yosemite takes steps to protect sequoias from fire 8/13

The orange glow of the sun through the smoke of the nearby Rim Fire casts an eerie feeling over the deserted picnic areas at Pinecrest Lake Saturday Aug. 24, 2013 which is experiencing 1/10th the visitors due to the smoke and ash of the fire. (AP Photo/The Modesto Bee, Elias Funez)