Fire Safety Information.

Welcome to the IHBVFD Fire Safety Post. Here we will post useful information to help keep our residents safe before, during and after emergencies. Future posts will be filed under the Fire Safety Category. While this post focuses on fire emergencies and post emergencies these tips can be applied to just about any emergency. We will […]

A Message from the Fire Marshal: What are those new Maltese Cross signs on commercial buildings?

Truss Sign

You may be wondering about those new signs you are seeing on stores, restaurants, condos and multi-family homes.  A law was recently passed in Florida that required buildings constructed with “light weight trusses” in either the roof,  floor or both to have these signs affixed to the building at the front entrance to warn responding […]

Firefighter Drag Rescue Video

Our firefighters practicing drag rescues and wall breach crawl and tube crawl at drill night.

Car Wash for Fallen Firefighters Memorial, June 2010


The Women’s Auxiliary sponsored a car was on June 19 to raise funds for a new Fall Firefighter Memorial to be built in front of Station 56. Thanks to the generous support of our friends and neighbors the car was a huge success raising over $900. The Women’s Auxiliary and the members of IHBVFD would […]

Safe BBQ Grilling Tips.

Fire originated in this gas grill on porch.

We all love to cook out on the grill, be it a gas, charcoal or even an electric grill. Here are some important safety steps that should be observed when grilling. 1) Never leave an operating grill unattended. 2) Grills should be operated no closer than 10 feet from a structure or under any overhang. Florida Statute […]

4th Of July at Station 56

Our one woman fire works show!

4th of July at Station 56

Some of our firefighters really get into the celebration, even if it was raining. Disclaimer, there was no adult supervision present during this video!

IHBVFD Driver Pump Operator Training Class

Speak No, Hear No, See No Evil, But let's face it they are all evil!

Pictures from our last Driver Pump Operator Class to qualify to take the Florida State Certification test for Driver Engineer.

Sgt. Robert Sanchez final ride home.

South Patrick Drive at Eau Gallie Plaza

The IHBVFD was honored to be asked to escort Sgt. Robert Sanchez home to his final resting place.  Sgt. Sanchez gave his life fighting for the country he loved and served. The IHBVFD extends it’s gratitude and admiration to all our service men and women defending our country and our values.

Crystal’s Walk 2009 Photos

The Walk.

Crystal’s Walk sponsored by The Candlelighters of Brevard to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer. “Kids can’t fight cancer alone”