Charleston fire department fined for safety procedures

September 20, 2007

CHARLESTON, S.C.---A Charleston fire department has been fined thousands of dollars following a blaze that killed nine firefighters.

South Carolina safety regulators fined the fire department for its safety procedures, and a furniture store for violating safety standards in its building.

The fine was over $42,000.

The tragedy was the nation's single worst loss of firefighter lives since 9/11.




 
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