KING CITY, CA - Those of us living on the Gulf Coast, know a thing or two about natural disasters. For people on the West Coast it's usually earthquakes and wildfires; like the massive fire burning in King city, near San Jose.
This "natural" disaster was anything but that. Turns out, someone set the fire that forced about 3,000 people to evacuate their homes; some of which they'll never come back to.
Carol Roffe, a homeowner who says, "my house is completely gone, and that my neighbor's house is completely gone, and the people across the street from us is completely gone."
"There was no stopping this fire. They dropped retardant on it, they dropped water," another homeowner added.
The flames burned more than 76,000 acres of Eldorado National Forest and is costing about $5,000,000 a day to fight off. The man cops arrested, Wayne Allen Huntsman, was in court this weekend. He's been charged with arson and is being held on a $10,000,000 dollar bond. Huntsman says he's innocent, but it's up to the courts to determine who will end up getting burned.