Somerset Fire Alarm 7/9/17

IHBVFD on scene of an activated commercial fire alarm at Somerset Condos on Sunday, July 9th. Nothing was found, and the building was turned back over to management. Photo by Julian Leek

Gas Leak 5/08/17

At approximately 2:55pm on Monday May 8th, the IHBVFD responded to a gas main break along South Patrick Dr. Crews from Florida City Gas responded and secured the leak while a crew from E56 provided protection. IHBPD provided traffic control while the roadway was closed. South Patrick Dr reopened approximately 5:30pm. The cause of the […]

Vehicle Fire – 4/20/17

On Thursday, April 20th, the IHBVFD responded to a reported vehicle fire at the Shell station on A1A. Upon arrival, members found a small passenger vehicle with the engine compartment well involved. The fire was quickly extinguished by E56 crew. The occupant escaped without injury, and the cause is under investigation. Credit for all photos […]

Truck Fire on A1A – 3/20/17

On Monday, March 20th, the IHBVFD along with Brevard County Fire Rescue responded to a truck fire on A1A. The sole occupant was able to escape without injury, and the cause is under investigation. IHB F1, E56, U56, BCFR T63, DC60 responded with assistance by IHBPD.

IHBVFD at TICO Warbird Airshow

On March 10th, 11, and 12th, the IHBVFD provided support to Space Coast Regional Airport FD for coverage during the 2017 TICO Warbird Airshow. E-56 provided support for all three days.

IHBVFD Open House

On 10/15/16 the Indian Harbour Beach Fire Dept. opened its doors to the public for its annual open house event. This annual event allows members of the community to stop by the firehouse for a tour of our station, see some of our equipment and how it works and go hands our with our fire […]

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 […]

Fire Attack Drill

On 7-14-16 The Indian Harbour Beach FD conducted a drill on Mediterranean way.  This drill was a simulated fire attack drill using the skills and knowledge gained from the previous classroom drill.  This drill simulated an attack on a large fully involved structure.   The members of the Indian Harbour Beach FD pride themselves on […]

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 […]