Inside Irmo Fire District

About Us

The Irmo Fire District, founded in 1963, is a special purpose district providing fire rescue services to approximately 33 square miles, comprising of two counties and one municipality with a population of approximately 46,000-50,000 citizens. Services to include fire suppression, auto extrication, swift water rescue, rope rescue and first responder care are provided by use of three fire stations. The Irmo Fire District fleet is comprised of six front line apparatus (1 Ladder Company2 Engines and 3 Command Vehicles), 1 Swiftwater rescue truck/boat, 1 off road 6×6 brush unit, 2 reserve apparatus, 1 squad (SUV) unit. The district is staffed by 24/7 365 by 43 career personnel, to include a Fire MarshalAssistant Chief of Operations, Assistant Chief of Administration and Fire Chief, all who answer on average 4800 calls for service annually. Each shift is staffed with nine firefighters, three captains and one battalion chief whom work a 48/96 work schedule.

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.

Michael Sonefeld

Fire Chief

Brent Dominick

Assistant Chief of Administration

Sloane Valentino

Assistant Chief of Operations

Irmo Fire District

Fire Commissioners

Steven Ginn
Tony Pantsari
Johnathan Calore
Elizabeth Gober
Stuart Burgin

The Irmo Board of Fire Control meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm. The Irmo Fire District’s Headquarters station is located 6017 St. Andrews Road. The meetings are always open to the public.

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IFD Headquarters

6017 St. Andrews Road / Columbia, SC 29212
Emergency: 911 | Non-Emergency: 803-798-4979

IFD Northlake Station

117 Lincreek Drive / Columbia SC 29210
Emergency: 911 | Non-Emergency: 803-781-7178

IFD Childs Street Station

7422 Childs Street / Irmo, SC 29063
Emergency: 911 | Non-Emergency: 803-939-2145

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