Forcible Entry Drill

The Indian Harbour Beach Fire Dept. completed a training exercise on forcible entry using our new Fire Vent mobile trailer.  This equipment allows the members of the IHBFD to train in a variety of manners based on several different scenarios.   Forcible entry is a key tactic used for not only rescue operations but initial […]

Pump operator training day

For the last month members of the IHBFD along with Melbourne Beach VFD and Indialantic VFD have been attending a driver/pump operator 80 hour training class in order to take the Florida state pump operator test.  This weekend was the outdoor portion of the class where the students do a variety of exercises in order […]

Specialty Training

In mid April of this year the members of the Indian Harbour Beach Fire Dept. were given the opportunity to train in a real live setting.  The Grace Church on Banana River Dr. was headed for demolition.  The owners were generous enough to allow the IHBFD to train here prior to the demolition.  This drill […]

News from the North Pole!

We have received word from the North Pole that Santa Clause has decided to return to Indian Harbour Beach! Santa will be riding on our 1960 America LaFrance pumper from December 13th through December 17th. December 13th: Zone 1     |     December 14th: Zone 2     |     December 15th: Zone 3 December 16th: Zone 4     […]

Math and Science night at Ocean Breeze

Ocean Breeze has called upon the firefighters of the IHBVFD again! The students of Ocean Breeze was tasked with building a ‘Mars Rover.’ The rover was then tested by the firefighters. Each rover was equipped with a raw egg. The rover was then dropped off of our aerial ladder at 50ft. The rover was considered […]

Fire Prevention Week

On Thursday, October 8th and Friday, October 9th, we had several guests from Ocean Breeze Elementary School. The Kindergarten classes of Mrs. Haire, Mrs. Smith, Mrs, Haire, and Mrs. Halloway walked to the station from the school to learn about fire safety. The classes first watched a short video on fire safety. They learned the […]

Awards Night for 2014

On January 10, 2015, the Indian Harbour Beach Volunteer Fire Department held its annual awards night. Awards night is when firefighters get recognized for their outstanding service and dedication to the fire department. Here are the recipients of the awards: Most trainings/drills: Firefighters Jack Hozdish & Matthew Cooch Signal 25 (Fire calls): Firefighters Craig Finkelstein […]

2014 Year in Review Video

One of our firefighters has made a 10 minute video of pictures and video taken within 2014. As always, we would like to thank everyone that has helped make 2014 a great year! We look forward to seeing you in 2015!

Santa visited Bella Coola!

Santa was caught visiting Bella Coola Dr on Wednesday night. Video credits go to William Klein.

Water Day at IHB Rec Center

On August 1, 2014, The Indian Harbour Beach firefighters took Truck 56 to the Indian Harbour Beach Recreation Center at Gleason Park to Water Day for summer camp. The camp staff and children alike were able to work a fire hose and slide across a 25′ slip and slide. A couple of the firefighters could […]