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Tuesday's storms pushed Woodbury firefighters 'to the max'

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Woodbury firefighters were pushed to the limit Tuesday after enduring a stretch that their chief said was perhaps the busiest ever for the department.


Todd Johnson, Woodbury's fire chief and deputy public safety director, said the 17-hour span beginning late Monday and into Tuesday resulted in 27 calls for service. During that time, firefighters responded to calls related to a powerful storm that moved through the area.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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