Irmo Fire Department recently participated in Lexington County Fire Service’s Swift Water Rescue Certification Course, with three members achieving the level of Swift Water Technician. The intensive 5-day course equipped personnel with a range of skills essential for swift water rescues, including shore-based rope throws, boat-based rescues, and hands-on victimContinue Reading

The Irmo Fire District has welcomed four new Probationary Firefighters. They are PFFs Nedwick, Burkes, Paynor, and Paunovich. The firefighters were pinned after completing a two-week Recruit Academy with Irmo Fire District.Continue Reading

Fire crews from Irmo and Lexington County Fire responded to the Cracker Barrel on Bush River at I26 for a structure fire on Wednesday afternoon. A small fire in the vegetation outside of the restaurant worked its way into the wall of the building, filling the restaurant with smoke. QuickContinue Reading

The fire that killed Irmo Firefighter James Muller on May 26 at the Tropical Ridge Apartments in Columbia was caused by unattended cooking and has been ruled an accident according to Columbia-Richland Fire Department Chief Aubrey Jenkins. The fire started around a stove in one of the apartments. The three-alarmContinue Reading