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Officer Brian Coney recieved an award for his role in saving the life of Tim McDevitt.

A hero’s welcome

NAUGATUCK — When Timothy McDevitt went into cardiac arrest in the midst of a severe snow storm January 12, police and ambulance crews responded within minutes, saving McDevitt’s life.

State and local officials honored the first responders in that incident and others who saved a woman from a burning house during a ceremony at Beacon Brook Health Center June 22.