Water Day at IHB Rec Center Summer Camp.

Firefighters from the IHBVFD helped kids at summer camp enjoy water day. Two hose lines were set up for the kids to try and fill a 50 gallon trash can with water. The aerial master stream was set up in a water curtain for the kids to run through. Finally we set up two 16’x20′ […]

Aerial Operations and Pump Operations Class

IHB Firefighters recently completed State Certification in Aerial Operations, Hydraulics and Pump Operations. They are now eligible to sit for the State Exam as State Certified Driver Engineers.

FDNY Rescue 4 @ BCFR Station 48

Three IHBVFD members visited the traveling Memorial Rescue Truck 4 at BCFR Station 48. This partially restored Rescue 4 Truck by “The Remembrance Rescue Project” continues to remind us of the sacrifices made by the “343” FDNY Firefighters on September 11, 2001. The Memorial is touring the East Coast visiting various Fire Stations who agree […]


The IHBVFD participated in this year’s Big Truck Day, a Beachside Community event held annualy at the Satellite Beach community center on March 31st. “Big Trucks” from various commercial agencies were there to showcase their equipment. Our 75 FOOT LADDER TRUCK attended and was a big hit with kids and adults alike.

IHBVFD Members and Women’s Auxiliary at Walk n’ Wag Benefit.

The Walk n Wag event was held at Gleason Park to support cancer research.  Teams of dogs and their owners were invited to attend.  IHBVFD had a team of 3 dogs and 6 firefighters (including the Chief) and 1 auxiliary member.

IHBVFD Awards Night Banquet.

The IHBVFD held it’s annual Awards Night Dinner on Saturday January 14, 2012. Congratulations to this years award winners. Firefighter of the Year – Zack Anderson, Bronze Coupling Award – Rick LaDell, Corporation Man of the Year – Hank Aprea, Training Award – Jill Carrick and Matt Cooch, Signal 13 Response to Calls Award – […]

Home Fire Escape Planning.

The following is taken from The US Fire Administraion Web Page. This is a good model for planning your home fire safety escape route. For more inforamtion you can visit thier web site at www.usfa.fema.gov/campaigns/ In the event of a fire, remember that every second counts, so you and your family must always be prepared. […]

Pumper 56 – Christmas 2011

Santa Visits IHB on Pumper 56

Christmas in the Park 2011

Santa arrived in the City riding on Pumper 56 accompanied by Ms. Claus and his 4 Elves from IHBVFD. Though it was a very warm night the Christmas atmosphere was present. IHB Public Works Dept did another excellent job with the decorations and set up. The IHB Recreation Center Staff did their usual outstanding job with the event. Santa […]