9 Killed in S.C. Warehouse Fire

9 Killed in S.C. Warehouse Fire

There are 3 comments on the The Associated Press story from Jun 19, 2007, titled 9 Killed in S.C. Warehouse Fire . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

“There's a fire raging and they go toward it.”

Nine people perished in a blaze that swept through a furniture warehouse, a fire and rescue official said Tuesday.

Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley had said earlier Tuesday that at least two firefighters were killed. Firefighters saluted as the bodies of their colleagues were led from the warehouse.

Charleston County fire and rescue Lt. Chad Watson said the nine bodies found overnight included those of the two firefighters whose deaths were confirmed by Riley. He was not sure whether the other bodies belonged to firefighters or civilians. Read more

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Jeni in KY

United States

#1 Jun 19, 2007
Our prayers are with the families, of these brave guys. May God send them peace and meet all of their needs.
Sherry in Chandler AZ

Scottsdale, AZ

#2 Jun 19, 2007
May God be with all the families and all the firefighters as they grieve for their fallen comrades. Also may God give them widsom, strength, and peace and let them know they are not alone.
Rosemary in Mass

Jamaica Plain, MA

#3 Jun 22, 2007
As a Charlestonian living in Massachusetts, my deepest sympathy goes out to all the families of the 9 fallen heroes. May God bless you in your time of sorrow,and keep you strong. Peace be with you, and keep the faith.

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