"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


Final Respects For Ret. Battalion Chief James Bowie

Firefighters from around the state pay tribute at a memorial service for retired volunteer Battalion Chief James Bowie. Jim was a member of the IFD and was instrumental helping the IFD become one of


"A" Company Working Vehicle Fire

In the evening hours on April 25th Irmo Fire District Firefighters were notified for a vehicle fire threatening a structure on Foxglen Lane in the Headquarters District by Lexington County Communicati


Congratulations FF Dan Boyce

Congratulations to Firefighter Dan Boyce on being recognized as the firefighter of the year by VFW post 8738 Lexington VFW Post. Dan we hope your recovery is going well and cant wait to have you back


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