Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

A plane drops fire retardant over a hot spot on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in San Marcos, Calif. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in San Marcos, Calif. Flames engulfed suburban homes and shot up along canyon ridges in one of the worst of several blazes that broke out Wednesday in Southern California during a second day of a sweltering heat wave, taxing fire crews who fear the scattered fires mark only the beginning of a long wildfire season.
A plane drops fire retardant over a hot spot on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in San Marcos, Calif. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in San Marcos, Calif. Flames engulfed suburban homes and shot up along canyon ridges in one of the worst of several blazes that broke out Wednesday in Southern California during a second day of a sweltering heat wave, taxing fire crews who fear the scattered fires mark only the beginning of a long wildfire season.

    JUST WATCHED

    Evacuee: Wildfire scene 'apocalyptic'

MUST WATCH

Evacuee: Wildfire scene 'apocalyptic'

California resident Dr. Gay Walker says evacuation of her neighborhood "was reminiscent of something apocalyptic."

Evacuee: Wildfire scene 'apocalyptic'

California resident Dr. Gay Walker says evacuation of her neighborhood "was reminiscent of something apocalyptic."