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Charleston 9 ceremony set for Saturday, 15 years after deadly fire

The Charleston Fire Department says they will honor them through a remembrance ceremony.
The Charleston Fire Department says they will honor them through a remembrance ceremony.(Live 5)
Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 10:12 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 18, 2022 at 4:22 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Saturday will mark 15 years since nine Charleston firefighters lost their lives battling the Sofa Super Store fire.

The Charleston Fire Department says they will honor them through a remembrance ceremony.

Members of the fire service and the community are welcome to attend. It will be at the Charleston 9 Memorial Park, which is at 1807 Savannah Hwy.

Meanwhile, starting at midnight, personnel with the fire department will be standing watch at the flagpole at the park. That watch will last for 24 hours on Saturday.

For more information on the ceremony, click here. It starts at 7 p.m.

A stair climb honoring the Charleston 9 is also set for Saturday.

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