CO Blitz in the Irmo Fire District

The Irmo Fire District, with the assistance of Boy Scout Troop 95, Firehouse Subs and employees, and the Jeffery Williams Foundation, saturated the Pine Glen neighborhood for a Carbon Monoxide Blitz o


Crews respond to gasolline tanker fire

Irmo Fire District crews along with the assistance of City of Columbia crews, responded to a gasoline tanker truck fire early Wednesday morning. Along with fighting the fire, crews also extricated a


"B" Shift fight house fires

Irmo Fire District's "B" Shift, along with crews from the City of Columbia and Lexington County fought a house fire on 5/26/2015. Before units arrived on scene, the fire had spread to houses on both


"C" Company Trench Rescue

In the late afternoon hours on May18th Irmo units & Columbia units were notified for a trench rescue assignment. The Irmo Fire District & Columbia/Richland fire service teamed up to rescue two chi


Our Mission

Using training and education as our foundation, the Irmo Fire District is committed to providing professional fire and life safety services to the citizens of our community in a fiscally responsible manner. We, as a team, will strive to minimize losses and suffering through effective emergency service delivery, public education and community involvement.

Message From The Chief


Thank you for your interest in the Irmo Fire District (IFD) and taking time to visit our webpage. I hope that you find it helpful and informative.

The Irmo Fire District is here to serve our citizens. Our doors are always open and we are ready and willing to help our community any way that we can. As well as life safety, one of our main missions is to maintain the quality of life that our citizens have come to expect. This mission is met through such programs as public fire education for children and the elderly, child seat safety, smoke detector installations and meeting with neighborhood associations.

Our members are some of finest fire service professionals in the state. The men and women of the IFD are highly trained, extremely motivated, well educated, and loyally focused on their core mission of service to the community.

Chief Michael Sonefeld

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
- Winston Churchill