MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV)-- Ahead of the Monday,
June 18 airing of the ABC News 4 special "Remembering the Nine," reporter Natalie
Caula appeared on Lowcountry Live. Caula produced the special program from start
Nine" addresses what happened at the Sofa Super Store in West Ashley on June 18,
2007. Officials said the
fire began when packing material and furniture ignited. The fire resulted in a
flashover and roof collapse, which trapped and killed nine
The special program
details the events of that day and the results of a lengthy investigation.
Family members opened up to ABC News 4, as did neighbors who live next door to
the former store site.
"I think it's
important, again, because so many people can forget something like this," Caula
said. "We need to remember their sacrifice."
The Charleston Fire
Department graciously worked with Caula to chronicle the events of five years
"I know it's
difficult to talk about," said Caula. "They do it because they know it will help
the community continue to heal.
"These guys, every
day, take these nine guys with them."
You can watch
"Remembering the Nine" Monday night at 7:30 on abc4. We will also be streaming
the program live at abcnews4.com on our live stream channel.
Tom Crawford is a member of the Meteorological Society. He has been awarded the Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society and has been recognized as SC's Best Weathercaster by the AP.More >>
Tom Crawford is a member of the Meteorological Society. Tom has been awarded the Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society and has been recognized as South Carolina's Best Weathercaster by the Associated Press.More >>