California wildfires wreak havoc

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

A helicopter drops water on a hotspot over a hill near Thousand Oaks, Calif. on Thursday, May 2, 2013. A wildfire fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds raged along the fringes of Southern California communities on Thursday, forcing evacuation of homes and a university while setting recreational vehicles ablaze. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

A helicopter drops water on a hotspot over a hill near Thousand Oaks, Calif. on Thursday, May 2, 2013. A wildfire fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds raged along the fringes of Southern California communities on Thursday, forcing evacuation of homes and a university while setting recreational vehicles ablaze. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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