STOCKTON- Stockton Professional Firefighters Local 456 had planned on presenting Michael Midgley with the “Friends of the Firefighters,” award at their annual installation dinner, but with with the tragic passing of Captain Max Fortuna that dinner was cancelled and the award was never presented.
Today, members of Local 456 met up at Midgley’s Public House to present Michael Midgley with his very own firefighter’s turnout coat in a shadow box to put on display in his restaurant.
According to Union President Mario Gardea, “Michael Midgely has been a huge supporter of the firefighters of Stockton. Midgley has repeatedly brought dinner to all the fire houses and given them a small break from being the busiest 12 station fire department in the nation”.
What better day to receive such an honor than on St Patrick’s Day.