On July 17, 2016, the Holbrook Fire Department held firematic services for Commissioner and ex-Captain Michael Tarantino. Commissioner Tarantino was a 37-year member of the department. He answered his last alarm on July 14, 2016, surrounded by his family. Throughout his 37-year career with the Holbrook Fire Department, Michael served as a member on the Board of Directors, a training officer, and company Treasurer. He also was recognized and received numerous awards and citations for his response and participation at many life saving emergencies involving fire and rescue calls. Mike was currently serving on the Holbrook Board of Fire Commissioners. The department salutes his many achievements and extends their heartfelt condolences to his family. Michael Tarantino will always be remembered for his dedicated service and great friendship.
-Fire News photos by Dennis Whittam and Bryan Lopez