Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bosque Fire Survivor T-Shirts Become a Hot Item.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer


* Proceeds from a couple's efforts will go to two area departments

When fire struck the bosque near Los Ranchos last week, Myrna Jones and her husband, Randy, thought they were reliving the past.

From their home in the Tinnin Farms subdivision in Los Ranchos, they could see the flames, but fortunately, they didn't have to be evacuated.

"I had packed the car and it's still packed," Myrna Jones said Tuesday.

She said the fire reminded her what the couple went through three years ago.

"We also survived the Los Alamos fire," she said.

The couple lived in Los Alamos in 2000 when the Cerro Grande Fire swept through the community, coming close to Jones' home. …

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