Early Morning School Bus Fire

Units from the Irmo Fire District and the City of Columbia responded to a school bus fire early this morning. The school bus fire occurred at Dutch Fork Elementary School. The driver and all students


Hurrican Matthew Update

From Weather.com "Hurricane Matthew, once again a Category 4 hurricane hammering the northwest Bahamas, is hours away from beginning a potentially catastrophic, rare Category 4, perhaps even Cat


We Remember 2016

The Irmo Fire District recently participated in the 2016 "We Remember". "We Remember" was held on May 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm. It's purpose is in recognition of Mental Health Awareness month. Fire and EMS


"C" Company Auto Aid House Fire

5/25/2016 Irmo Fire's C Company was notified with CFD Battalion 2 units for an automatic aid house fire. The crew from Irmo Hq responded with tower ladder 17. While on scene units operated numerous ha


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