Twenty years ago Monday, Aggie Bonfire collapsed. 12 aggies were killed and 27 others were injured. We sat down with two survivors to hear their accounts of the collapse and how it changed their lives.
Known as the "Queen of Bonfire", Miranda Adams was one of two women killed in the 1999 Texas A&M Bonfire tragedy. Her parents rely on faith to get them through the hard days without their only daughter.
Twenty years after bonfire collapsed and claimed the lives of 12 Aggies, students still gather to build a bonfire, now off-campus. We speak with members of Student Bonfire on how and why they continue to build a bonfire following the tragedy.
At 17, Timothy Kerlee, Jr. was the youngest Aggie to die in the 1999 bonfire collapse. As the 20-year anniversary of the collapse draws near, News 3 is visiting with the parents of some of those killed, including Tim's parents, who now call Aggieland home.
Twelve Aggies died when bonfire collapsed, including 19-year-old Michael Ebanks. He loved Texas A&M and especially working on Bonfire. Today, his family is living out his legacy through their A&M involvement.