Water rescue training pic.

Firefighters from Malvern, Magnet Cove and Ouachita Fire Departments work together during a water rescue training. 

Recently, firefighters from three local departments completed a swift water/ flood water training. 

According to Malvern Fire Chief Jeremy Harper, firefighters who completed the training received national certification. 

He added that the Malvern Fire Department likes to host water rescue training annually. Because of the Ouachita River, firefighters need to be able to respond to this type of emergency situation. 

Read full story details in Tuesday's July 27 MDR newspaper edition.

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