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. The nature and cause of those injuries is under investigation.

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

Department Information

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

Chief: Carlos M. Huertas

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