A fire broke out at Pine Island park, prompting a response from Irmo Fire District, along with crews from Lexington and Columbia-Richland, around 11:30 am on April 15. The fire occurred at the park manager’s residence, resulting in the destruction of the home’s garage, which served as storage for bothContinue Reading

On July 31 members of the Irmo Fire District, Irmo Fire Foundation, and their families welcomed Pierce Engine 171 into service with a traditional push-in ceremony at the Childs Street Station. The ceremony was held solely for Irmo Fire personnel as E171 was fallen Firefighter J. Michael Muller’s Engine, butContinue Reading

Irmo Fireman James Michael Muller, 25, answered his Last Alarm on Friday, May 26, battling a massive fire at the Tropical Ridge Apartments on Stoneridge Road in Columbia. Multiple fire departments responded to the blaze when the structure collapsed while Muller was trapped inside. James Muller had served the IrmoContinue Reading

“It is with great sadness that Chief Mike Sonefeld and the Officers and Members of the Irmo Fire District announce the death of an on-duty firefighter due to a structural collapse during fire suppression efforts on Friday, May 26, 2023. Fire protection services from multiple fire departments were performing interiorContinue Reading

Irmo Fire wins second in Town Chili Cookoff Irmo Fire Marshal Brian Haley cooked up and served a piping hot pot of his very own “Tex’s not so Texas Chili” at the Town Chili Cookoff held Saturday, January 28 in the Community Park of Irmo. This was a fundraising eventContinue Reading

Irmo Fire officials survey the damage at Minnie’s Auto Repair Shop on St. Andrews Rd. after a Ford F-150 crashed into the building at a high rate of speed. The crash happened around 6:15 pm on Monday, December 12 and the vehicle went straight through the building coming out onContinue Reading

The Irmo Fire District was presented with stuffed toy donations by Sylvan Learning of Irmo. Sylvan Learning collected numerous toys and stuffed animals during a “Christmas in July” drive they hosted over the summer. The firemen give stuffed animals/toys to children as a means of comfort during traumatic situations. TheContinue Reading

Firefighters from E171 responded to reports of an entrapped kitten this afternoon. Upon arrival, the kitten was found to be wedged between the wheel well and the engine of a motor vehicle. Firefighters had to disassemble the wheel well to safely extricate the kitten. They have since named him Roscoe.Continue Reading