Bellevue Fire Department

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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.



Pet Photo Shoot

Lieutenant Christopher Smith, September 28

A special Pet Photo Shoot, sponsored by K-9 Comfort of Bellevue, will take place Saturday, October 8th starting at 2 pm at the Bellevue State Park scenic overlook. Bring your dog, cat or other pets (please keep puppies and other wayward pets on a leash) and for a small fee get your photo taken with your favorite pet. All proceeds from the shoot will go to both Bellevue State Park, as well as the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Breakfast Fundraiser

Lieutenant Christopher Smith, September 27

Sunday Oct. 9th
7 am -12 pm
@ The Bellevue Fire Station 106 N 3rd St.
Smoked and Fresh Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy, and Hash browns
Kids under 5 eat free
Kids 6 -12 $5
Adults $8... (Full Story & Photos)

Great Escape

Lieutenant Christopher Smith, September 27

The Bellevue Fire Department will again be conducting "The Great Escape" this year during fire prevention week within the City of Bellevue. This will be held on Wednesday, October 5th @ 6:30 pm. This program is a great way for your family to practice your fire safety plan and test your fire escape plan with your children. We ask that when the fire siren goes off at 6:30 that your family practices ... (Full Story & Photos)

Canadian Pacific Railroad Donates AEDs

Lieutenant Christopher Smith, August 14

(Pictured L to R: Lieutenant Chris Smith and Firefighter Greg Schulte)
The Bellevue Fire Department would like to thank the Canadian Pacific Railroad for their generous donation of 2 new LifePak 1000 AEDs. CP Rail’s donation provides the Bellevue Fire Department with the most up-to-date technology to respond to victims of cardiac arrest. All members of the Bellevue Fire Department are trained ... (Full Story & Photos)


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