Ocean Breeze Elementary visits the Fire Station during Fire Prevention Week 2010.

Ocean Breeze Kindergarten Class visits the Fire Station.

Ocean Breeze, Mrs. Waganaar’s Grade-TK Class 10-7-10

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Mrs Waganaar’s TK Class from Ocean Breeze Elementary School visits the fire station for Fire Prevention Week 2010.

Ocean Breeze, Mrs. Haire Kindergarten 10-7-10

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Mrs. Haire’s Kindergarten Class from Ocean Breeze Elementary School visited the fire house for Fire Prevention Week 2010.

Lowe’s Safety Saturday 9-25-10

View from T56 ladder.

Indian Harbour Beach Fire Department and Police Department participated in Lowe’s Safety Saturday for Kid’s. Truck 56, Pumper 56 and a patrol car from IHBPD were on hand for the event.

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

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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!