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Our Mission

The mission at the West Hartford Fire Department is to provide superior customer service and integrated emergency response to any situation that threatens the life, safety and well-being of people and property. 

The department consists of 95 staff and suppression personnel. There are five (5) fire stations that house three (3) engine companies and two (2) combination engine-ladder companies (quint). The department provides service in the areas of fire prevention and education, fire suppression, fire investigation, heavy rescue, handling hazardous materials incidents, fire inspections, code enforcement and emergency medical service. The department is also a vital link in the emergency management (civil preparedness) services provided in the community.

Our commitment and compassion extends to all our divisions; Operations, Fire Prevention, Training, Maintenance, and Administration.

The Town of West Hartford is a Class 2X Insurance Service Office (ISO) community. The latest evaluation was 2021. 

Block Party

The permitted hours for a block party are 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on weekdays or from 12 noon to 9:00 PM on holidays and weekends. You must complete a Permit Application 4 days prior to the event. 

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Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Advisories Program. This emergency notification system enables the Town to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons, and evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.

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The Fire Chief serves as the Director of Emergency Management for the Town. The Town has an Emergency Operations Plan, which covers the coordination and use of resources during any type of natural or man-made disaster. For additional information call 860-561-8300.

EMS Truck

The Town of West Hartford Fire Department (WHFD) provides Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency medical services to our residents with leading-edge care and technology. With response times well-ahead of national standards, the WHFD operates with five cross-trained paramedic staffed units across our five response districts. Utilizing a combination of quick-response lightweight vehicles and heavy apparatus, visitors and residents should feel confident in the highest level of rapid emergency medical care 24-hours-per-day. 

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The West Hartford Fire Department anticipates accepting applications for the position of Firefighter / Paramedic in the spring of this year. To apply, we will require a valid CPAT certification (obtained within the past year), and graduation from a Paramedic Program.  

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The Fire Marshal’s Office is a part of the Community Risk Reduction Division within the West Hartford Fire Department. The FMO provides full time service to the community and consists of a Fire Marshal, a Deputy Fire Marshal, Fire Inspector, and staff assistant.

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Fire Education, PSA, Organizations, Support to surrounding Fire Departments

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(Closed for lunch hour 12-1 PM)

Contact Information

West Hartford Fire Headquarters
95 Raymond Rd
West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone: 860-561-8300
Fax: 860-969-2911

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Remembering Apparatus Operator Joseph Mangione
Apparatus Operator Joe Mangione