James “Hap” Habovick Funeral – July 25, 2011



James P. Habovick, March 12, 1935 – July 20, 2011

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The Indian Harbour Beach Fire Department sadly announces the passing of our Brother and Mentor, Retired Fire Marshal James “Hap” Habovick on July 20, 2011. Brother Habovick bravely fought cancer for the past year always maintaining that fighting spirit and “Hap” attitude. Hap will be missed by all who knew him, some have fond memories and some […]

Recent Graduations.

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Congratulations to our newest certified Firefighters: Ed Storch and Jill Carrick recently completed the first phase of their firefighter training and are both now certified as Firefighter I. It was a very long drawn out process for Ed and Jill as they were caught in the middle of the States transition from FFI 160 hour […]

9-11 Memorial Car Wash Fundraiser 6-18-11

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The IHBVFD and the Women’s Auxiliary hosted a car wash on Saturday June 18th to raise funds for the completion of the 9-11 Memorial. The response by the community is greatly appreciated by the firefighters and Women’s Auxiliary. This is the second car wash fund raiser we have held to raise funds for the memorials […]

IHBFD Receives a Piece of Steel from the W.T.C.

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The IHBFD received a section of a steel I-beam salvaged from the 9-11-01 attacks on the W.T.C.  Lt. Rick LaDell had sent a letter to the NY/NJ Port Authority in November of 2009 requesting we be granted a piece of steel. Lt. LaDell had read that the Port Authority was going to issue pieces of […]

Engine 56 visits the Kids at Imagination Station 5/13/11

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A crew from Station 56 took E-56 to Imagination Station to talk to the kids about fire safety. The kids got to play on the engine and practice shooting water from the hose. Below are some pictures from the visit along with a short video.

We Will Never Forget!

Fallen Firefighter Memorial

U.S. NAVY SEAL TEAM SIX We Thank You!

New Fallen Firefighter Memorial Delivered

The first part of the new Fallen Firefighter Memorial honoring our fallen Brothers and Sisters who have served the  IHBVFD was delivered on 4-19-2011. The memorial was hoisted by crane into place in Firefighter Park at Station 56 under the careful guidance of Chief  Scaldo. A bronze sculpture of a Firefighters boots, turnout gear and […]

Women’s Auxillary at Brevard Manatees Baseball Firefighter Recognition Night.

The IHBVFD Women’s Auxiliary attended Firefighter appreciation night at the Brevard County Manatees baseball game. The ladies were gracious enough to invite their spouses and friends to the game as well. A good time was had by all as you can see in the pictures. One firefighter who had their picture taken with Manny the […]

IHB Truck 56 Visits Lowe’s on 3-18-11

IHBVFD Truck 56 visited Lowe’s of Indian Harbour Beach on Saturday 3-19-11. The truck was open for the kids to play on and learn about. Plastic fire helmets, pencils and refrigerator magnets were handed out. Community service events like these are just another way The Indian Harbour Beach Volunteer Fire Department thanks the Residents and […]