The Indiana State Fire Marshal will be presenting Awards of Valor to two Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputies. Deputy Andrew Dougan and Deputy Robert Cooper saved the life of a man by pulling him from his burning home on Nov. 6th.
The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department will also present a Certificates of Valor to Johnny R. Smith. He saved a woman’s life on Christmas Day by pulling a woman from her burning vehicle.
These ceremonies will be held Feb. 7th at 12:30 p.m. during the Merit Board meeting at the department’s office on Jackson Street.