LI father & son promotion make FDNY history
A father and son from Long Island made FDNY history when they were both promoted Wednesday.
John Mooney and his son Shane were promoted to deputy assistant chief and lieutenant respective. They became the first father and son in the FDNY to be promoted at the same time.
The Mooney family comes from a long line of firefighters including Shane's grandfather, uncle and brother. Friends, family and fellow firefighters attended the Mooneys? promotion ceremony on Randall?s Island.
?Anytime you can experience something like that with your family and the fire department family too it?s all real tight,? Shane says. ?It's nice.?
To watch an interview with the Mooneys, go to Channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.