California wildfires wreak havoc

Wildfires wreak havoc in California as firefighters scramble to protect property — and lives.

Residents watch an air tanker drop fire retardant during a wildfire that burned several thousand acres, Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Ventura County, Calif.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Residents watch an air tanker drop fire retardant during a wildfire that burned several thousand acres, Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Ventura County, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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