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    Bellevue medics receive American Heart Association award

    When someone has a severe heart attack, small details in their care can make a big difference. Bellevue firefighter/paramedics and emergency medical technicians have received an American Heart…
    Bellevue paramedics treat a patient outside the ambulance.

    Burn ban in effect

    With dry, very hot weather in Bellevue for three straight days, the Bellevue Fire Marshal’s Office issued a burn ban today (Monday) effective immediately.  Under the burn ban, no outdoor open or…
    Image of fire with red circle and line crossing it

    Excessive heat watch for Bellevue

    With temperatures as high as predicted Sunday and more record temperatures expected Monday, Crossroads Community Center will be open again Monday as a cooling center, 1-8 p.m. North Bellevue…
    Hot sun

    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…
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