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    Mobile team offers pop-up vaccine clinics in Bellevue

    As part of a county effort to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to more people, a Bellevue Fire Department mobile vaccination team is opening pop-up clinics at busy locations around the Eastside. More than…
    Firefighter-medics administer a COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic at Downtown Park.

    New fire marshal selected

    Long-time Bellevue staffer set to lead fire prevention efforts Travis Ripley, who’s been with the Bellevue Fire Department’s Fire Prevention division since 2007, has been selected to lead the team…
    Fire Marshal Travis Ripley

    Localized 911 outage

    CenturyLink reported a 911 landline outage Friday morning affecting as many as 32,000 homes in Bellevue. If you need to report an emergency and cannot get through dialing 911, call 425-577-5599. We'…

    Firefighters in mobile teams vaccinate adult family homes

    While many people in Phase 1A have received their first vaccines as of January 2021, the Bellevue Fire Department is deploying mobile teams of firefighter/emergency medical technicians to adult…
    Bellevue Fire Battalion Chief Chuck Heitz receives a vaccine at Overlake Medical Center. Photo courtesy of Overlake

    Holiday festivities curtailed this year

    Toy drive goes online too Bellevue will celebrate the holiday season differently this year due to COVID-19. For the first time in 24 years, the Bellevue Magic Season activities will not be held,…
    Northeast Sixth Street is ablaze with holiday lights by Bellevue Way.

    Mask distribution winds up July 20

    With face coverings now mandated by the state for all public places, the City of Bellevue is working with the Bellevue Chamber to provide 40,000 free masks to residents through July 20.
    The city and Chamber of Commerce are handing out free masks.

    Glow sticks and noise makers for safe 4th

    The challenges of 2020 have meant finding creative ways to celebrate special occasions such as birthdays and graduations. As we approach Independence Day with public fireworks displays being canceled…

    Virtual open house for new fire station

    As part of a virtual design open house for Fire Station 10, residents can take a seven-minute video tour of the proposed station's design and provide feedback in a survey. The station will be built…
    Visualization of Fire Station 10

    Open house for new fire station

    New facility will reduce critical response times  The city is building a new fire station to better serve residents in the Northwest Bellevue, BelRed and downtown areas. Residents can learn about…
    Firefighters stand in front of Station 9. PNW Thinline Photography

    Fire stations open doors Saturday

    Stovetop fire displays, CPR instruction and more In support of National Fire Prevention Week, the Bellevue Fire Department will host its annual open house on Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All…
    A little girl can't help but smile with a firefighter.
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