Lieutenant Jeremy Dishner (LCPD), Deputy Brandon Pesterfield (LCSO) and Deputy Brandon Dishner (LCSO) were recognized this afternoon by Mayor Tony Aikens and Sheriff Tim Guider for their response to an active residential duplex structure fire on Simpson Road East on February 9, 2018, at approximately 2:45 A.M. Upon arrival they found the duplex fully engulfed in flames and learned that one family had successfully evacuated, but one family was still at the residence. Deputy Brandon Dishner made entry through a window and made contact with one elderly female, whom he was able to escort out the front door. Re-entry was made by all three public safety officers, where another female was found in the back bedroom and escorted out by Deputy Brandon Dishner. The caretaker was found in a locked bedroom and escorted out by Deputy Brandon Pesterfield, and Lieutenant Jeremy Dishner. Mayor Tony Aikens via proclammation recognized the three law enforcement officers proclaiming that February 15, 2018 be declared Deputy Brandon Dishner, Deputy Brandon Pesterfield and Lieutenant Jeremy Dishner Day. Loudon County Sheriff Tim Guider presented each of the officers with a Life Saving Award on behalf of the Loudon County Sheriff's Office. Lenoir City Council members in attendance were Jim Shields, Eddie Simpson and Jennifer Wampler in support of and recognition of these courageous officers. Many thanks to these officers and their commitment to the citizens of Lenoir City and Loudon County!