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Dorothy Richardson flips through her sixth scrapbook of clippings documenting the Woodbury Fire Department's 50-year history. Staff photo by Riham Feshir

She's an original

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Firefighters call her the mother of the Woodbury Fire Department.

This year, the fire department is celebrating 50 years and there is one person who's been involved in all of its lifetime.


Dorothy Richardson was an auxiliary member married to one of the founding fathers of the department, Calvin Richardson, before Woodbury was even a city.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.