27 FDNY paramedics promoted to lieutenant

A group of Bronx FDNY members received promotions at a ceremony Wednesday.

A group of Bronx FDNY members received promotions at a ceremony Wednesday. (8/10/16)

THE BRONX - A group of Bronx FDNY members received promotions at a ceremony Wednesday.

The department's commissioner promoted 27 paramedics to the rank of lieutenant at the FDNY Training Academy.

The honorees have a combined 330 years of experience, officials say.

The group also exemplifies the department’s diversity, with the members of the group speaking a total of seven languages.

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