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Woodbury Fire Chief Todd Johnson presents Bella Montantes with an award for bravery on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Woodbury Public Safety Building. (Bulletin photo by Mike Longaecker)

Woodbury girl, 6, awarded for bravery during apartment fire

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The fire had been burning for hours already.

A discarded cigarette had ignited a balcony at Woodland Pointe apartments on Oct. 28 and flames were beginning to roar.


But just as the fire was beginning its most destructive tear along the exterior of the eight-unit building, “something really special happened that night,” said Woodbury Fire Chief Todd Johnson.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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