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Woodbury Good Samaritan honored by firefighters (W/VIDEO)

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This summer has become a season of firsts for Robert Renning.

First, he drew national headlines after he freed a man trapped inside a burning car using his bare hands to wrench on a door frame until it burst open a window.

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On Wednesday, the Woodbury man continued to break new ground when he became the first civilian ever presented with the Roseville Fire Department’s Life Saving Award.

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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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