The Wrentham Fire Department introduced two new members at the Board of Selectmen meeting this past Tuesday, while also announcing the promotion and retirement of two of its members.
Joining the department are Matthew Sabourin, a Wrentham resident, and Ronald Kirby. A graduate of the Massachusetts Fire Academy, Sabourin previously worked at the Attleboro Fire Department and is a certified paramedic. He also earned his Bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater State University. Kirby is an eight year veteran of the United States Marine Corps achieving the rank of Sargeant. He has served in combat tours including service in Fallujah. Before joining the Wrentham Fire Department, Kirby worked for Cataldo Ambulance Service on a 911 response ambulance making runs in the city of Peabody. He is currently pursuing a Fire Service degree and will be attending the Massachusetts Fire Academy.
In addition to the new personnel, Antonio "Tony" Marion, a thirteen year member of the full time department, has been promoted to the position of Captain on Group 1 and is currently attending classes for a Fire Service degree.
Chief James McMorrow also announced the retirement of Robert Heinz Jr., who after 36 years as a member of the Department, will retire on October 31st.