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 […]
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 […]
Our firefighters practicing drag rescues and wall breach crawl and tube crawl at drill night.
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 […]
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 […]
Some of our firefighters really get into the celebration, even if it was raining. Disclaimer, there was no adult supervision present during this video!