Bellevue Fire Department

 

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2019 Incidents
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2016 106
2015 116
2014 117

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Bellevue Fire Department

The Bellevue Fire Department consists of up to forty volunteer members and does much more than just fighting fires; we have evolved into providing our community with up-to-date rescue applications that include auto, agricultural, and river rescues.

The department's members are highly motivated and are encouraged to take the time to advance themselves in the areas of firefighting and EMS applications. Many members are Firefighter I and Firefighter II certified, as well as having specific rescue certifications. Almost half of the membership is EMS certified at the minimum EMT-Basic Certification with several holding an EMT-Paramedic Certification. The above certifications require members to attend countless hours of classroom instruction, as well as participate in hands-on instruction. Members are also encouraged to attend various Fire and EMS schools throughout the year that are paid for by the department, but require the member to "volunteer" his/her time to attend.

In addition to Fire and EMS certifications and classes, members are required to attend each monthly business meeting held on the 2nd Monday of the month and also attend the monthly drill night held on the 4th Monday of the month. Members are also encouraged to attend Rescue Squad Drill night, usually held the 1st Monday of the month, and also attend monthly work detail nights held on the 3rd Monday of the month.

Since our organization is 100% volunteer, and receives minimal funding through taxation, our members are once again called upon to help with the departments three (3) fundraisers held each year. These fundraisers allow the department to purchase new and modern equipment, which wouldn't otherwise be possible. Lastly, members are called upon to help with community and civic events which include the 4th of July Heritage Days Celebration, The Christmas Parade, and any other special civic event that comes to Bellevue.


All members are required to carry pagers, which alert when the Fire Department is needed. Members are expected to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if they are able.

 

 

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Lieutenant/ Training Officer Christopher Smith, March 22

Thanks to everyone who supported our fish fry on March 22nd. 654 people were served Alaskan Pollock, baked potatoes, cole slaw and dinner rolls. Raffle winners were as follows:
$50 Bills- Brian Scmidt and Abbey Skrivseth
DeWalt Drill- Mark Herman
Veach Diesel Oil Change & Shirts- Dan Gonner
Hair Shanty Products- Mark Huenke
Roeder Brothers Inc. Hat & Shirts- Rich Medinger
Roeder Brothers Inc. Hat ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Springbrook Fire Dept. Breakfast

Lieutenant/ Training Officer Christopher Smith, March 20

Join one of our mutual aid departments for a Breakfast Fundraiser.
Sunday March 31st in Springbrook, IA
Serving from 7am - Noon at the Firehouse
Sausage, Pancake and Eggs
All You Can Eat!
Adults are $8
Children 5-12 are $4
4 & under are Free... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant/ Training Officer Christopher Smith, January 18

We are selling memorial 35 window decals for $5. They measure 4x4. If you would like one, please contact us. Thanks!
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Final Call for J.A. Kieffer #35

Lieutenant/ Training Officer Christopher Smith, January 13

Joseph “Joe” Allen Kieffer, 54 of Bellevue, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque after a courageous battle with cancer.
A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00pm at the Offshore Event Center in Bellevue. The Bellevue Fire Department active and honorary members will be retiring Joe’s gear at 7:00pm.
A memorial service ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant/ Training Officer Christopher Smith, January 06

The Bellevue Fire Department sends it deepest sympathies to the Hosette, Clinton Fire & Charlotte Fire families on the loss of your brother. Continued prayers and support go out to the Cain, Clinton Fire, Goose Lake Fire & Charlotte Fire Families for the healing process of our fellow brother Adam Cain.

From the Clinton Herald Newspaper:
CLINTON - Clinton Fire Chief Mike Brown confirmed the death ... (Full Story & Photos)

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