Charleston 9

  Charleston Fire Station 11, being built near Charleston 9 Memorial, nearing completion

The Charleston Fire Department’s newest fire station, being built next to the site of a deadly fire that killed nine city firefighters, is almost finished.

  Charleston Fire Department holds annual remembrance ceremony for Charleston 9

  Charleston 9 remembered 13 years after deadly fire

  Charleston to hold modified remembrance ceremony for Charleston 9

Street dedication for Charleston firefighter killed in Sofa Super Store fire postponed

  Remembrance ceremony set for Tuesday night to honor Charleston 9 firefighters

  Construction ahead of schedule on new fire station to stand next to Charleston 9 Memorial Park

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  Tuesday marks 12 years since 9 Charleston firefighters died battling furniture store fire

  Charleston Fire Dept. to hold remembrance ceremony for Charleston 9

  Live 5 Investigates: Sofa Super Store building failures

  SPECIAL PROGRAM: The Charleston 9: Never Forget

  Charleston 9 ceremony held on 10th anniversary of deadly fire

Lowcountry woman paints Folly Boat to honor Charleston 9 and Emanuel 9

  Memorial motorcycle poker run honors memory of Charleston 9

Friends, family and community members came together Saturday, to honor the nine firefighters who died 10 years ago in the Sofa Super Store fire.

  Charleston 9: Firefighter Melvin Champaign

Pamela Wiggins was settling into her home on the evening of June 18, 2007, when her phone rang.

  Charleston 9: Firefighter Brandon Thompson

Brandon Thompson was the youngest of the firefighters who died in the Sofa Super Store fire.

  Charleston 9: Capt. Mike Benke

Capt. Mike Benke was all about family, living by a calendar full of soccer games, and cheering on the Riverdogs.

  Charleston 9: Engineer Michael French

  Charleston 9: Firefighter James Earl Drayton

  Charleston 9: Capt. Louis Mulkey

  Charleston 9: Engineer Brad Baity

  Charleston 9: Capt. Billy Hutchinson

  Charleston 9: Engineer Mark Kelsey

  Charleston fire officials: ‘Significant improvements’ made since Charleston 9 were lost

Charleston Fire Department officials told reporters Tuesday significant improvements have been made since a deadly fire claimed nine city firefighters almost a decade ago.

  Master plan underway for new Charleston 9 memorial

A new design for the Charleston 9 memorial is in the works as the City of Charleston develops a master plan ahead of the 10-year anniversary.

  Remembrance ceremony honors Charleston 9 on 9th anniversary of Sofa Super Store fire

A special ceremony honoring the firefighters who died battling a furniture store fire in 2007 is being held on the ninth anniversary of the tragedy at the approximate time the fire began.

  Charleston 9 not forgotten nine years after fatal fire

Saturday marks nine years since fire ripped through a West Ashley furniture store, killing nine Charleston firefighters.

Charleston 9 remembered in West Ashley ceremony

As the Charleston church community mourned the deaths of nine people gunned down during a bible study, a ceremony in West Ashley solemnly marked the eighth anniversary of the fire that claimed nine city firefighters.

Charleston 9 Remembrance Ceremony to be held on 8th anniversary of deadly fire

The Charleston Fire Department will be paying tribute to the nine firefighters who died while battling a West Ashley furniture store fire eight years ago.

  Lowcountry honors Charleston 9 on 7th anniversary of fatal fire

Firefighters throughout Charleston are paying tribute Wednesday to the nine firefighters who died while battling a West Ashley furniture store fire seven years ago.

  Arizona fatal fire brings back memories of Charleston 9

Sunday's fire that killed 19 firefighters in Arizona brought back some bad memories here in the Lowcountry. Two weeks ago, Charleston observed the sixth anniversary of the fire that killed nine Charleston firefighters. Counselors who helped families and firefighters after the deadly Sofa Super Store fire say it will be a long healing process in Arizona.

  Charleston 9 documentary to be used for firefighter training nationwide

For the first time, firefighters from across the nation will hear firsthand, the lessons learned by the Charleston Fire Department. Those lessons are part of a new documentary on the 9 firefighters who lost their lives fighting a fire 6 years ago at the Sofa Super Store in West Ashley.

Film documents Charleston FD’s recovery after Sofa Super Store fire

A documentary focusing on the changes experienced by the Charleston Fire Department after the tragic loss of nine firefighters in the Sofa Super Store fire is now available to the public.

Sofa Super Store chain closing after 2 decades

The Charleston-area furniture chain which owned a store where nine firefighters died four years ago is going out of business.

Sofa Super Store settles for $1.9 million in wrongful death suits

A Charleston furniture store where nine firefighters died four years ago has agreed to pay the men's families nearly $2 million to settle wrongful death lawsuits.

Work begins on firefighter memorial at Sofa Super Store site

As the four year anniversary of the Sofa Super Store disaster approaches, the city is working to turn the site into a memorial for the nine Charleston firefighters who died there.

Feds finalize report on Charleston Sofa Super Store fire

A federal agency has released its final report on the Sofa Super Store fire than killed nine Charleston firefighters almost four years ago.

Solicitor: No charges to be filed in Sofa Super Store fire

Solicitor Scarlett Wilson announced on Friday that no criminal charges will be filed for prosecution in the Sofa Super Store fire that killed nine Charleston firefighters.

NIST shows sprinklers at sofa store could have prevented fire’s rapid spread

The report said large open spaces with furniture provided high fuel loads and the inward rush of air following the breaking of windows and the lack of sprinklers contributed to the rapid spread of the fire.