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Commission approves proposal for courthouse fire alarm system

On Tuesday, Jan. 3, County Commissioners heard an update from Eddy County Emergency Manager, Lisa Thompson, regarding the county’s effort to install an alarm system at the courthouse.

At the commission’s September meeting, Thompson revealed the courthouse was fitted with outdated fire extinguishers, had zero working smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, and no fire alarm system.

New fire extinguishe...