On the evening of October 7, 2014 the City of Hartford Fire Department suffered a Line of Duty Death while battling a house fire.
Engine Co. 16
The members of Battalion 2 and the entire R.K.F.F.M.C. family wish to extend our condolences to Firefighter Bell's family, friends and the entire Hartford Fire Department. May he Rest in Peace.
Also please keep in your prayers and thoughts for three other members of the H.F.D. who were severely injured at this fire.. One member is at the Bridgeport Hospital Burn Unit with burns to 10% of his body and the other two members are being treated for smoke inhalation injuries at St. Francis in Hartford. We wish them a speedy recovery.