Search and Rescue Drill

Recently the members of the Indian Harbour Beach FD participated in a simulated search and rescue drill.  This drill took place at the Indian Harbour Beach city hall.  The members of the department used this location with the generous assistant from city manager Mark Ryan.  This drill focused on a search for potential victims in […]

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 […]

Hurricane Season Has Begun

Hurricane season is now upon us! The best thing we can due is be prepared just in case a hurricane does make landfall in Florida Here are a few tips from the IHBVFD: Enter the season prepared. Know all evacuation routes if you live close to the coast. Make sure your home meets building codes […]

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 […]

Thursday Drill 8/6/15

Did you see smoke coming from the station last night? Don’t worry, it was only a drill! We used our powerful smoke machine to smoke out the hall, and had our crews perform several search and rescue scenarios. Everyone did an excellent job.

Thurs. Night Drill 8/28

Members of the IHBVFD participated in our weekly Thursday night drill. Tonight’s scenario was using the station as a warehouse with HVAC units on fire on the roof, and victims trapped inside. Once the crews reached the victim, the wall “magically” disappeared, and they activated a “Mayday”. RIT made entry, located the lost crew and victim, […]

Live Burn Training

On June 22, 2014, your Indian Harbour Beach VFD along with Melbourne Beach VFD and Indialantic FD went to a live fire training burn. This burn gave all firefighters and officers time to train in actual smoke and heat conditions. Twenty firefighters in all participated.   In this burn, every department completed 3 scenarios: 1. […]

Joint training with Melbourne Beach and Indialantic FD

An Indian Harbour Beach resident has kindly donated a house that they are remodeling to the Indian Harbour Beach VFD, Melbourne Beach VFD, and Idialantic FD. All three stations were able to practice venting a roof, breaching windows, search and rescue, forcible entry through a door, and breaching walls. All three departments had a blast […]