NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk Fire Department recently held a swearing-in ceremony for two firefighters who were newly promoted to lieutenant.
Firefighters Charles Papadopoulos and Leonard Coleman were promoted to fill vacant lieutenant positions due to their standing on the lieutenants' promotions list.
Papadopoulos is a 16-year veteran of the department. His father and uncle were both Norwalk firefighters.
Coleman is a nine-year veteran of the department.
Mayor Richard Moccia and Fire Commissioner Carol Andrioli administered the oaths of office as Fire Chief Denis McCarthy, fellow firefighters and family members were on hand to witness the ceremony.