Ruidoso resident describes staying behind to help others while wildfires raged


RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) – As thousands fled the fast-moving flames in Ruidoso, disabled U.S. Army veteran and part-time security guard Don Spencer stayed to help in any way he could. The Ruidoso area had been his family’s home for decades. “My mom moved here in 1969, and, uh, it’s kind of been home ever since,” said Spencer.

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