Fire Executive Team

Interim Fire Chief Todd Dickerboom

Interim Fire Chief Todd DickerboomInterim Fire Chief Dickerboom has served in the Bellevue Fire Department since 1985. Chief Dickerboom's passion for the department led him to serve as the department's public information officer for four-and-a-half years. 

Since that time Chief Dickerboom has served in various capacities including station captain, battalion chief of A Platoon and deputy chief of the bureau of support services, which oversees the training division and supply and maintenance division.  

He was appointed as interim fire chief in September 2017

Interim Deputy Chief Chuck Heitz

Photograph of Chuck HeitzChuck Heitz was hired by the Bellevue Fire Department in 1983 when he was 20 years old.  

He has served the city in various capacities as a firefighter, paramedic, fire and EMS training officer, lieutenant MSO, EMS division administrative captain, captain MSO, battalion chief and currently as interim deputy chief of support services.  He has attended the National Fire Academy for community emergency response training and also for critical decision making at multiple alarm incidents.  

His favorite position was that of a firefighter at Station 3 many years ago. He also fondly recalls the 5 babies he delivered as a paramedic

Deputy Chief Andy Adolfson

Photograph of Andy Adolfson

Deputy Chief Adolfson has been in the fire service since 1981, serving with four other fire agencies prior to becoming a Bellevue firefighter in 1988, completing paramedic training in 1991 and successfully promoting through the ranks.  During his tenure, and outside of his normal duties, he has served as an educator, policy maker and interagency liaison with regional fire and police agencies. Deputy Chief Adolfson's philosophy is to continually seek to improve the delivery of services to the communities his organization serves by using proven concepts but also being open to innovative ideas. Chief Adolfson currently serves as the Deputy Chief of our operations bureau.


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