Wrentham Fire Department Swears in Several Firefighters Promotions Announced During Ceremony
The Wrentham Fire Department held its first in-person swearing-in and promotion ceremony since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy Joe Gianni, WFD photographer)
On Saturday, April 30 at 11 a.m., the Wrentham Fire Department hosted a ceremony at the fire headquarters in Wrentham to swear in and promote several firefighters.
In attendance was Town Administrator Kevin Sweet and Board of Selectmen Chairman Joseph F. Botaish II alongside Board of Selectmen members Christopher Gallo, Bill Harrington and James Anderson. Town Clerk Cynthia Thompson swore in the firefighters and recited their oaths at the ceremony.
During the ceremony, Fire Chief Antonio Marino presented the following candidates to be sworn in as firefighters: Alex Acorroni, Brendan Black, Michael Bourque, Paul Dwelly, Michael Falter, Tyler Gover, Renae Mansfield, Jeremy Prairie, Peter Rowe and Albert Tranquillino.
Numerous firefighters were also promoted during the ceremony including Mitchell Herrick and Mathew Levine who were promoted to fire lieutenants and Robert Holst and Patrick McMorrow who were promoted to fire captains.
“We are extremely proud of all the men and women who were sworn in to their new roles within the Wrentham Fire Department,” said Town Administrator Kevin Sweet. “Each and every one of these firefighters deserved this ceremony to highlight their accomplishments and welcome them into their new roles. I’m extremely happy it was able to be held and I hope that you all join me in congratulating them.”
Also in attendance at the ceremony were the firefighters’ family and friends.