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!
In the year of 2014, we have responded to 116 incidents. 11 of those were fires, 4 rescues, 12 hazardous conditions (gas spills, suspicious odors, etc), 39 service calls (assists, smoke/odor removal, etc), and 50 false alarms. The most common day we received a call was Thursday with 24 incidents followed by Saturday with 23 […]
Santa was caught visiting Bella Coola Dr on Wednesday night. Video credits go to William Klein.
The officers and firefighters of the IHBVFD are pleased to be escorting Santa through the city again this year! Santa will make his first appearance at Gleason park on Friday, December 12th at 7:30 p.m. Santa is looking forward to hearing what everyone wants for the holidays, so be sure to bring your list! […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
On Saturday, May 2, 2014, the Indian Harbour Beach Fire Department participated in the semi-annual HealthFirst Bright Star Camp at Gleason Park. Bright Star is a non-profit organization that provides grief support through fun-filled activities and camps for children who have suffered the death of a loved one. There were approximately 40 children, ages 3-12 […]
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 […]
The IHBVFD has been asked to bring an engine to their summer camps annual water day. 3 firefighters took Engine 56 to educate the children and get them wet! After a quick tour of the apparatus, we set up a water slide and 2 hoselines. The children, counselors, and firefighters all had a blast!