Video Tributes

Charleston 9: The Ultimate Sacrifice

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation released a video entitled "Charleston 9: The Ultimate Sacrifice". The documentary focuses on the recovery of the Charleston Fire Department after the Sofa Super Store incident on June 18th, 2007. The twenty-five minute long documentary provides an overview of the department's changes and improvements. Additionally, the video serves as a tribute to the incredible work implemented by the late Fire Chief Thomas Carr. "We hope the community will watch the video and gain a better understanding of the tremendous accomplishments achieved by the team members of this department," said Fire Chief Karen Brack. "The incredible improvements are a tribute to the Charleston 9, recognizes the vision of Chief Carr, and provides an overview of a level of success that our community can take pride in."

NFFF Video Link: Charleston 9: The Ultimate Sacrifice

Charleston 9: 10 Year 

Live 5 remembers the 9 Charleston Firefighters killed in the Sofa Super Store fire on June 18, 2007.  The video marked the 10th anniversary. 

Video link: Live 5: 10 Year Video

Charleston 9: 15 Year Remembrance

Members of the Charleston Fire Department review the tragedy during the 15th year of remembrance of the tragedy at the Sofa Super Store.  The twenty-six minute video provides first hand accounts of members as they reflect on the incident. 

Video link: Charleston 9: 15 Year Remembrance