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The Hartford Firefighters Association, I.A.F.F. Local 760, represents the uniformed members of the City of Hartford Fire Department in Hartford, CT.  Organized in 1943, the Hartford Firefighters' Association is dedicated to the protection of it's members safety, rights and benefits.  The Hartford Firefighters' Association is comprised of the 370 professional firefighters that work for the City of Hartford Fire Department.  The Hartford Firefighters Association is an affiliate of the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF Local 760), and member of the Uniformed Professional Firefighters Association of Connecticut.


What's New at IAFF 760
FDNY LODD - Lt. Gordon Ambelas

Posted On: Jul 08, 2014 (11:03:57)

The Officers and Members of the Hartford Fire Fighters Association extend our sincere condolences to our Brother and Sister Firefighters of  FDNY and their Families as they grieve the loss of Lt. Gordon M. Ambelas.  Our Brother and Sister Firefighters from FDNY suffered the loss of Lt. Gordon M. Ambelas of Ladder 119.  Lt. Ambelas, 40, was searching for trapped occupants in a 19th floor apartment at 75 Wilson St., when the fire flashed over and trapped him in a bedroom. He was found unconscious by fellow firefighters who removed him from the apartment and attempted to resuscitate him, along with EMS personnel. He was transported in critical condition to Woodhull Medical Center, where he later died. Lt. Ambelas, who lived on Staten Island, is survived by his wife, Nanette, and their two children.

Funeral and Wake Information

Below, please find additional information and times for Funerary Arrangements for Lieutenant Gordon M. Ambelas – follow-up with FDNY's Press Office on the day of the funeral for complete access information.



Casey McCallum Rice Funeral Home
30 Nelson Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10308


Tuesday, July 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, July 9 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Funeral and Procession


St. Clare’s Church
110 Nelson Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10308


Thursday, July 10 – 11 a.m.


New Britian LODD

Posted On: May 28, 2014 (10:30:46)


The Officers and Members of the Hartford Fire Fighters Association extend our sincere condolences to our Brother and Sister Firefighters, as well as their families, of the New Britain Fire Department.  They lost Deputy Chief David Fiori to a Line of Duty Death on May 26, 2014.  Deputy Chief Fiori was a 36 year veteran of the New Britain Fire Department.  Our thoughts and prayers are with our Brother and Sister Firefighters as they grieve this tragic loss.

2014 HFFA Dinner Dance

Posted On: May 19, 2014 (11:00:19)
Hartford Firefighters Association
Dinner / Dance
Honoring the Retirees of 2013

David Beliveau   23 Years

Freddy Caro    26 Years

Steven C. Crocker 23 Years

Alvaro Cucuta Jr.    5 Years

Bernardo Guzman   31 Years

Mark T. Horan     33 Years

Darren Hudson    25 Years

William Repass    27 Years

Joseph Zazzaro    26 Years

U.S.S Chowder Pot
165 Brainard Rd, Hartford
Tickets: $55
Buffet Style Dinner
June 7th 2014
700pm to Midnight
Open Bar 730pm – 830pm
Tickets are available:
Union Office, E-Board Members, and HFFCU

Download: Dance Flyer 14.pdf
11th Annual Kureczka Golf Tournament

Posted On: Apr 25, 2014 (10:11:08)

April 25,, 2014


To: General Membership


From: Anthony Guiliano


Dear Brother and Sister Firefighters:


On Monday, September 15th, 2014,   the Hartford Firefighters Association will be holding the 11th Annual Ed Kureczka Memorial Golf Tournament.  The proceeds from this tournament will again be placed into the Hartford Firefighter’s Survivors Fund, a 501(c)3 Public Charity.  This fund will allow us to provide support to the families of future fallen firefighters.


The details for this year’s tournament are as follows:


          Date:                    Sept 15, 2014

Time:          9am Registration, 11 am Shot Gun Start

Location:    Stanley Golf Course, New Britain, CT



For this event to be successful it needs the support of the membership of Local 760.  We need people to obtain sponsorships, foursomes and raffle prizes for this event.  Various positions on the day of the event will also need to be staffed.  If you are able to assist in any way please contact me at 860-614-5473 or send an e-mail to survivorsfund@hartfordfire.org







Anthony Guilano

Executive Board



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Boston LODD Funeral and Fund Info

Posted On: Mar 28, 2014 (17:34:43)



On March 26, 2014 the Boston Fire Fighters suffered the Line of Duty deaths of Brothers Edward J. Walsh of Engine 33 and Michael R. Kennedy of Ladder 15. The Members of the Hartford Fire Fighters Association extend our sincere condolences to the families of Brothers Walsh and Kennedy and to the Boston Firefighters Local 718. 

Click Here for Wake and Funeral Information


Click here for information on the Lt. Walsh - FF Kennedy Fund that has been established for the benefits of the familes.


 May they rest in peace.


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