Bartholomew County Deputies To Receive Awards of Valor

(COLUMBUS) – 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. 6.
The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department will also present a Certificate of Valor to Johnny Smith. He saved a woman’s life on Christmas Day after pulling her from a burning vehicle.
The awards will be presented during a ceremony on Feb. 7 at 12:30 p.m. during the Merit Board meeting at the department’s office on Jackson Street.