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Siren malfunctions during statewide drill

Everything did not go according to plan when local officials tested tornado sirens in New Rockford on April 26.

Eddy County Emergency Manager, Lisa Thompson, reported to county commissioners on Tuesday that when the alarms were triggered at 11 a.m. as scheduled, none of the city's sirens sounded off.

According to Public Works Superintendent Bruce Hirchert, when tornado drills are conducted for...

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