Charleston RumFest

Remember the Charleston 9

ABC News is reporting that the Charleston Fire Department has announced a special ceremony honoring the"Charleston 9" who lost their lives in the Sofa Super Store fire five years ago.

The event will be held this Monday (June 18) at 7 pm at 1807 Savannah Highway, which is the site of the tragedy. It will be open to the public.

That night at 7:30 ABC News 4 will air a special called "Remembering the 9."

 

For more on the Charleston 9, check out the following articles:

Live5News Coverage, MSNBC talks about the financial hurdles of the memorial, ABC News 4's report on how money was raised for the memorial, and ABC News 4 talks with cast members of Army Wives about the tragedy.