The Charleston 9

In addition to raising funds to equip firefighters with all the lifesaving equipment that they may need.This site was created as a resource to help honor the memory of the brave firefighters that were lost to the Sofa Super Store fire in Charleston, SC.

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The Charleston Nine, left to right: Bradford “Brad” Baity, 37; Capt. Mike Benke, 49; Melvin Champaign, 46.James “Earl” Drayton, 56; Michael French, 27;Capt. William “Billy” Hutchinson, 48.Mark Kelsey, 40, Capt. Louis Mulkey, 34, Brandon Thompson, 27.