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 – SConFire.com Staff

About Colt Roy

Editor and Photojournalist for SConFire.com. 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 SConFire.com is published. 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.