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    Special ceremony honors the Charleston 9

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    The Lowcountry on Tuesday paused to remember the Charleston 9. Six years ago, nine firefighters lost their lives battling a massive fire at the Sofa Super Store in West Ashley. More>>

    Uncle to fallen firefighter: 'Melvin, you fought a good fight'

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    The ceremony to honor the nine men who gave their lives fighting the Sofa Super Store fire in 2007 will capture the eyes of the Lowcountry, but it will be felt in the hearts of the families who lost their loved ones. More>>

    A new chapter for Charleston fire's support team

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    Nine firefighters were called to serve, but would never be seen again. The tragedy brought about the Charleston Firefighter Support Team. More>>

    CFD remembers the past, looks ahead to future

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    "Any time there's a firefighter fatality, it reaches out and grabs us very hard," said Ron Siarnicki, the executive director for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. More>>

    Honoring The Charleston Nine Video included

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The City of Charleston and the Lowcountry will pause to remember the ultimate sacrifice of nine brave firefighters killed in the line of duty six years ago Tuesday.That blaze More>>

    Charleston Fire Department now a model of 'constant change'

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    In the aftermath of the Sofa Super Store fire, the Charleston Fire Department made a lot of changes in training and equipment. More>>

    Sixth Remembrance Ceremony for Charleston 9 set

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    Charleston Fire officials have announced the details of this year's CHarleston 9 Remembrance Ceremony. More>>

    Chief Brack on new fire station, Charleston 9 anniversary

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    Work on a new home base for the Charleston Fire Department is well underway. More>>

    Firefighters foundation releases Charleston 9 documentary

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    Nearly six years after the Sofa Super Store fire claimed the lives of 9 of Charleston's firefighters, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation released a documentary of the department's recovery. More>>

    CFD recruits make 9-mile run for Charleston 9

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    A group of 20 fire department recruits made a 9-mile run Friday that led them past all of the fire stations on the peninsula and served as a tribute to the Charleston 9. More>>

    Man builds Harley in honor or nephew, rest of Charleston 9

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    Each name was called, one-by-one, followed by a single bell ring. As the sound lingered, tears fell from the faces of those at the service.
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    A firefighter's personal fight Video included

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    For one fireman, survival has been a difficult burden to bare. But Chris Villareal fought through dark days and now works to prevent the loss of life when firefighters answer the call.
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    Support team has helped hundreds since Sofa Super Store fire

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    The Charleston Fire Department was left broken. But from the ash, like a phoenix, rose a support team formed to help manage the pain left by the deaths of the Charleston 9. More>>

    State leaders reflect on the Charleston 9

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    "Never forget" is a phrase often spoken in regards to the tragedy of September 11, 2001. After June 18, 2007, the phrase hit closer to home. More>>

    Work on memorial for the Charleston 9 is still in progress Video included

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    Five years after nine firefighters perished in the massive Sofa Super Store fire, the future of the fire's site is still uncertain. More>>

    Remembering their son: One of the Charleston 9 Video included

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    Louis Mulkey is frozen in time. His life now hangs on the walls of his parents' home. The youngest of two boys, Mulkey was a free-spirit, according to his mother Ann. More>>

    Neighbors of former Sofa Super Store site remember the pain Video included

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    Behind a tiny home on Pebble Road the Jenkins family lives with loss. "Sometimes it seems like yesterday and sometimes I don't realize there was a building there," Ronnie Jenkins said. More>>

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