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Kevin Lamont Bell


Firefighter Bell and other firefighters were battling a working fire in a residential occupancy. Firefighter Bell was advancing a hoseline. An incident occurred that resulted in fatal injuries to Firefighter Bell.

Incident Location: 598 Blue Hills Avenue (U.S. National Grid: 18T XM 9148 3047)

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Kevin Lamont Bell was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

Hartford Fire Department
253 High ST
U.S. National Grid: 18T XM 9300 2710
Hartford, Connecticut 06103

Chief: Carlos M. Huertas

View NIOSH Report

Age: 48
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: October 7, 2014 18:30
Date of death: October 7, 2014
Cause of fatal injury: Unknown
Nature of fatal injury: Unknown
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: June 26, 2017