Dan Mike was recently honored as the 2013 Firefighter of the Year during the Forest Lake Fire Department’s annual dinner. Chief Gary Sigfrinius lauded Mike’s significant contributions to the organization in 2013 and said Mike is a talented and dedicated firefighter. Mike’s emergency response percentage is among the highest in the department.
The following citation was read:
“He can be counted on to perform any assigned task, either on the fire ground or in the station. Dan regularly volunteers for extra projects and fire prevention activities, and he is the go-to guy when it comes to getting things done during the day when our manpower is short. Dan Mike’s overall can-do attitude and dedication, mixed with his extensive background in vehicles and machinery, makes him an indispensable member of the department.”