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Fire chief

Charles Michael Bellomo was American fire chief.


Bellomo, Charles Michael was born on May 19, 1924 in Needham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jerry and Mary (Morreale) Bellomo.


Diploma, E.W. Wiggins Airway's Aviation Technician School, 1943.


Federal aviation inspector E.W. Wiggins Airway's, Norwood, Massachusetts, 1943—1945, aircraft inspector, 1945—1948. With Needham Fire Department, since 1948, captain, 1960—1969, deputy fire chief, 1969—1980, fire chief, 1980—1987, retired, 1987. Guest speaker, various civic groups and schools, since 1959.

Consultant, fire safety to various hospitals, nursing homes and institutions in New England, since 1960. Member, staff Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, since 1978. Served to sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.


Board directors Needham Chapter American Red Cross, Charles River Association Retarded Citizens. Member of International Platform Association, International City Management Association, International Municipal Signal Association Inc., International Association Arson Investigators, Society Fire Protection Engineers, Southeastern Massachusetts Building Officials and Fire Chiefs Association, Norfolk County Firefighters Association, New York State Association Fire Chiefs, Norfolk County Fire Chiefs Association (president 1983), Central Massachusetts Fire Chiefs Association (secretary & treasurer 1980), Massachusetts Fire Chiefs Association, Massachusetts Institute Fire Department Instructors, New England Association Fire Chiefs, International Association Fire Chiefs (director, New England division), International Society Fire Service Instructors, Massachusetts Fire Prevention Association, National Fire Protection Association (fire science and technical education section), Needham Exchange Club, National Exchange Club.


Married Antoinette Marie Ferrera, June 8, 1947. Children: Gerald Philip, Frank Charles.

Jerry Bellomo

Mary (Morreale) Bellomo

Antoinette Marie Ferrera

Gerald Philip Bellomo

Frank Charles Bellomo