Donated Hose Carriage by FDNY Lost at Sea

In 1866 members of the New York Firemen’s Association resolved to donate a hose carriage and engine to the Independent Fire Company of Columbia, South Carolina. “The New York Firemen’s A


#ThisDayInFireHistory 3/23/1974

#ThisDayInFireHistory 3/23/1974 From: NY Times: Caboose Bar Fire ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 23 —Eight persons were killed and a dozen more were injured this afternoon when gasoline can was ignite


Hearing Impaired Smoke Alarm Program

Hearing Impaired Smoke Alarm Program Information from: South Carolina: Office of the State Fire Marshall Hearing Impaired Smoke Alarm Program Application Video: Setting up the bed-shaker fi


Current Irmo Weather

Current weather conditions at the Irmo Fire District Headquarters station. From: Irmo weather at RC Winds (Richland County Weather Information Network Data System) is a reliable net


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