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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release
Friday, February 25, 2022

ATF Offering Reward for Information on Explosion in Irmo

Multiple explosive devices found at same location

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives today announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the location, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for building and detonating an explosive device in an Irmo neighborhood. 

On Aug. 2, 2021, the Irmo Police Department and the Irmo Fire Department responded to reports of an explosion at the intersection of Cressfell Road and Chapelwhite Road. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department, the SC Law Enforcement Division, ATF, and FBI also responded to the scene. Multiple explosive devices were found in the immediate area. No suspects have been identified at this time, but investigators are looking for information on a light-colored vehicle (pictured below) seen in the area at the time of the explosion.

Anyone with information about this case should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477). Information can also be sent to, or through ATF’s website at Tips may also be submitted to Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC. All tips will remain anonymous.

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Vehicle of Interest in Irmo Explosion


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