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)

Department Information

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

Chief: Carlos M. Huertas

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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