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Helena man honored as Firefighter of the Year

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HELENA - Helena firefighter Robbie Bennett was honored on Thursday as the Helena Exchange Club's Firefighter of the Year. 

According to Helena Fire Chief Mark Emert, Bennett has been an exceptional firefighter in the early stages in his career.

The honor is one of several public service awards handed out by the Helena Exchange Club every year.

Robbie Bennett was accompanied by his family and said he is grateful for the honor.

"I'm proud and it's humbling, a lot of great guys in this department it could have gone to, I'm just humbled it went to me," he said. "It's awesome to just show up to work with a great group of guys that are here, have your back, and kind of your family away from your family too." 

The Helena Exchange Club gave Bennett $500 to give to his charity of choice. The Helena Fire Department also received $500.

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