Charleston 9 Memorial 24 Hour Watch Assumed

Charleston, SC – Eleven years after the Sofa Super Store tragedy claimed the lives of nine Charleston Firefighters, preparations for the annual memorial have started with a twenty-four-hour watch over the site. For the entire day, firefighters will rotate and take their turn standing guard at the flagpole at the site.


Photo Credit: Colt Roy – Staff

About Colt Roy

Editor and Photojournalist for Currently employed by the Department of Defense as a Firefighter/EMT. Past North Charleston Fire Department and Whitesville Fire Department. Colt is also the owner of 3 House Photography where his work that doesn't go to is published. You can also follow Colt's work at Heliweb Magazine where he serves as the Online Content Editor. Colt uses Canon gear and is currently shooting with 5D Mkiii and 6D cameras along with the 24-105 F4L, 70-200 2.8L IS ii, and 14 2.8L ii Canon lenses along with the Sigma 50 1.4 Art and 150-600 Sport lenses. Colt also uses a 360Fly HD 360 camera to capture events as they unfold.