On March 21 and 22, four Indian Harbour Beach firefighters completed the Emergency Vehicles Operation Course. Firefighters Muldoon, Hozdish, Coleman and Glidden learned about how to safely drive an emergency vehicle while responding to calls, events, or trainings.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]