Events

4/21/2017

IFD Total Solar Eclipse t-shirts

Coming Soon! The IFD will be celebrating the "Total Solar Eclipse" of 2017 with our new solar eclipse t-shirts. These shirts will be worn by our staff and also be made available for purchase by the public. Be sure and follow us on Facebook @IrmoFire and on Twitter also @IrmoFire for the latest detai more...
4/17/2017

Probationary Firefighter Jazzsmar Benjamin finishes his orientation

April 14th, 2017: This past Friday the IFD celebrated Probationary Firefighter Jazzsmar Benjamin completing his two-week orientation program. The Pinning Ceremony was attended by on and off duty IFD staff as well as family members of Jazzsmar who also participated in the pinning. Probationary Firefi more...
4/17/2017

Firefighter Szczypta completes his probationary year!

The Irmo Fire District would like to congratulate Firefighter Roger Szczypta on completing his year as a probationary firefighter. The probationary year is a busy year for firefighters as they have to get checked off on many tasks and skills during this time. Congratulations to Firefighter Szczypta more...
4/17/2017

2017 South Carolina Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service

Members of the Irmo Fire District had the opportunity of attending the 2017 South Carolina Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on April 12th. The service honored two South Carolina Firefighters that died in the line of duty during 2016. The firefighters honored were Christopher Gene Ray of the Conw more...
4/13/2017

Lessons from the 1912 South Carolina Firemen's Association Convention

On June 12th, 2017 the South Carolina fire service will go "Racing to the Future" at the 112th Annual Fire-Rescue Conference presented by the South Carolina State Firefighter's Association. Before we race to the future, we can reflect back over 100 years to the convention held in 1912. During this c more...
4/5/2017

South Carolina State Weekend at the National Fire Academy

The South Carolina & Rhode Island State Weekend at National Fire Academy National Fire Academy is July 14-16th, 2017. Class days are the 15th and the 16th. Classes offered include: Course and registration information from the South Carolina Fire Academy 1. Best Practices in Community more...
4/5/2017

Retired Fire Marshal Jeff Allen Honored

April 5th, 2017 Retired Irmo Fire District (IFD) Fire Marshal Jeff Allen was presented with a Resolution from the State of South Carolina House of Representatives. Retired Fire Marshal Allen was honored for his 22 years of service to the Irmo Fire District and the State of South Carolina. A few o more...
4/4/2017

#ThisDayInFireHistory 4/05/1949

From: History from Adam Groves 2006 ST. ANTHONY’S HOSPITAL FIRE, EFFINGHAM: APRIL 4, 1949 Like much of the United States, Effingham, Illinois, experienced rapid growth in the years after World War II. St. Anthony’s Hospital in Effingham had been the county’s only hospital since 1873, bu more...
3/29/2017

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 Association have resolved to present the Independent Fire Company of Columbia, S.C., with a splendid more...
3/23/2017

#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 ignited and tossed into a crowded bar, fire officials said. Earnest James Burton Jr., 24 years old, an more...
3/23/2017

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 fire alarm FAQ for Hearing Impaired Smoke Alarm Hearing Impaired Smoke Alarm Program FAQ Q: more...
3/22/2017

Current Irmo Weather

Current weather conditions at the Irmo Fire District Headquarters station. From: Irmo weather at RCWinds.com RC Winds (Richland County Weather Information Network Data System) is a reliable network of professional grade, automated weather monitoring stations located throughout Richland County more...