Richard's Journey

Our department’s thoughts and prayers are with the Culliver family following the passing of Richard Culliver. In August of 2013, IFD firefighters had an opportunity to be touched by Richard du


Smoke Alarm Saves Home and Occupants

On the afternoon of 08/13/14, IFD firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire at a home located in the Coatesworth Subdivision. Upon arrival, firefighters were advised by t


IFD Investigating Multiple Arson Woods Fires

At approximately 5:00 pm yesterday afternoon, the Irmo Fire District was notified of a fire in the brush and woods behind the former K-Mart building, near the Seven Oaks Shopping Center. Shortly


IFD Firefighters Support Local Youth In Helping Others

On July 23rd, firefighters assigned to IFD's A-Shift Headquarters companies, took a few minutes out of their day to serve a lunch meal at Shady Grove United Methodist Church to youth who had traveled


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