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It is that time of year again.  Your WHFFA Scholarship application deadline is January 31st, 2015.  You can find the form under the West Hartford Scholarship Fund tap at the top of the site.

What's New at WHFFA 1241
Fully Involved Garage Fire 2-19-13!!

Engine 1, Quint 4, Engine 2 & Quint 3 along with the Battalion responded to a confirmed Fully Involved garage fire on Foxcroft Road on Tuesday February 19, 2013.  Engine 1 was first due and reported Heavy Fire showing from the garage in the rear of the house.  The garage was about 30 feet away from the house, melting the two garbage cans next to the house and blistering the paint on the rear porch.

Argyle Road Structure Fire

November 3, 2011 - Argyle Road

Photos Taken by Patrick Dooley

Fatal Structure Fire

November 1, 2011 - Highwood Road

Units responded to a report of a structure fire with people trapped, below is what the crews saw upon arrival, the second photo was taken the next day. 


Thanks to all that came to support the MDA! Special thanks to Whole Foods and all the local craft brewers and distributors for thier on going support. After the last beer was poured and the last hot dog eaten over $7000.00 was raised! See you next year.

Deputy Chief Slater


SLATER, Dunlap Hayward

Dunlap Hayward Slater, devoted son, loving father and grandfather, age 79, of West Hartford and Riverton, CT, passed away July 19th, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. Born in New Britain, CT, he attended Brown Univ. in RI and UCONN and was a graduate of Suffield Academy. Hayward proudly served the US Army, earning a Bronze Star during the Korean War. A 26 year veteran with the West Hartford Fire Department, he retired as Deputy Chief in 1986. After retirement, he was a member of the VFW and was regional post commander of the VFW district #5 ('92-'93) and worked at Duralite in Riverton, CT. Hayward, son of the late E. Dunlap and Mildred Slater of W. Htfd., CT, and was predeceased by his first wife Diana Slater, and sister Barbara Wall of Milan, OH. He is survived by sister Virginia Deabler of Lillian,AL ; his four children, Linda McBurney Sheffield of NC, Alicia Kelly of CT, Russell Slater of NH, Arthur Slater of VA; eight grandchildren, John, Sarah and Emily Sheffield, Meaghan, Hannah, and Shea Kelly, Camden and Acadia Slater, many great-grandchildren, and Patricia Slater.
Memorial service to be held Sat., July 23 at First Church of Christ Congregational, W.Htfd Center at 10 a.m. followed immediately by interment at Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, CT. Reception with the family TBA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Hartford Firefighters Assn.

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