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In this photo provided by the National Park Service, a Merced Grove cabin, next to the giant sequoias, is covered in metal foil by CalFire crews trying to protect structures from the Rim Fire burning through trees near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Firefighters gained some ground Tuesday against the huge wildfire burning forest lands in the western Sierra Nevada, including parts of Yosemite National Park. (AP Photo/National Park Service)