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Worst case scenario

First responders hold full-scale training exercise

On Tuesday, Aug. 29, local emergency responders were put to the test, as they took part in a mock disaster exercise at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford.

The fake scenario they responded to was all too relevant for New Rockford residents: a major roof collapse due to heavy snow.

Eddy County Emergency Manager Lisa Thompson said planning for the exercise has long been underway,...

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