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2:57 am on Sunday June 19, 2011

Four years after the Sofa Super Store fire: A public memorial service (update: video)

Image by Battalion Chief William Goldfeder, Loveland-Symmes Fire Department The scene that chaotic night.Update June 19: The service was held on Saturday and there's been a couple solid video reports from the somber event. Live 5 News' video strikes...
10:59 am on Sunday February 13, 2011

Three years later, feds release Sofa Super Store fire report (update: why no charges)

Image by WikipediaUpdate February 13: The Post and Courier has followed up with more of the inside story. The paper details extensive efforts to affix blame, and how investigators just felt they couldn't build a solid enough criminal case,...
1:00 pm on Thursday March 18, 2010

Final family of fallen firefighter sues Sofa Super Store

Mark Kelsey's family, one of the nine fallen firefighters who perished in the Sofa Super Store blaze, became the last to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the Sofa Super Store and other companies in connection with the 2007 incident. Kelsey's...
10:11 am on Tuesday June 16, 2009

Memorial for Charleston Nine

Image by Battalion Chief William Goldfeder, Loveland-Symmes Fire Department Mayor Joseph P. Riley and Charleston Fire Battalion Chief Ricky Shriver shortly after the fire.The city is planning a memorial to mark the two-year anniversary of the fatal...
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