Ingleside Volunteer Fire Rescue (IVFR) 5K Run/Walk
The Ingleside Volunteer Fire Rescue (IVFR) 5K Run/Walk is an annual event that supports education by providing scholarships (The Bob Richardson Memorial Scholarship) to existing seniors at the local high school. The event is held in May every year at Live Oak Park in Ingleside. It's great fun and supports our town!
Ingleside Fire Rescue (IFR) Fishing Tournament
The Annual IFR Fishing Tournament is held in September every year at Cove Park in Ingleside. It's great fun and supports our town!
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Annual Bob Richardson Fire & Safety Expo
The Bob Richardson Fire and Safety Expo is held annually on the 3rd Saturday in October each year.
The Expo is a fun way of learning safety for the entire family. Learn how to prepare for emergencies and how to prevent fires. Witness demonstrations of extrication rescue, fire extinguishers, and other fire equipment. Try your hand in the Kiddie Pumper Race or in the Old Fashioned Bucket Brigade.
All proceeds go to support your Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department. The event is free for everyone, so come on out and have some fun!
If you would like to participate as a vendor, food vendor or sponsor please contact us at 361-776-7422. We hope to see you there!
Breakfast With Santa
The Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department holds an annual Breakfast With Santa at the Ingleside Fire Department on a Saturday morning every December. The breakfast is pancakes, bacon, sausage, and eggs with orange juice, coffee for grown-ups, and, of course, Santa. Donations are accepted to cover costs and all proceeds go to support the Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department.
Our Fire Prevention Program has been in place for several years. We go to Ingleside Primary and Gilbert J. Mircovich Elementary and teach the students about preventing fires and what to do in case of a fire. Outdoors, the students get to explore the fire trucks and watch the firefighters put on their gear. Inside the schools, our Fire Marshal gives presentations with the help of our firefighters and Sparky the Fire Dog.
Our firefighters have the opportunity to provide training to students not just from Ingleside, but also Ingleside on the Bay, Flour Bluff, Taft, Rockport, Fulton, and Ben Bolt.