Charleston: 1 Year Later

June 2008
Fire Chief;Jun2008, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that Charleston firefighter chief Rusty Thomas announced his retirement over the fire department last May 2008 on the eve of the release of a review panel's report on the deadly blaze at Sofa Super Store in South Carolina. The tragedy involves the death of nine firefighters battling the fire at the said store. Thomas has been criticized inside and outside his department regarding the lack of equipment and administrative problems.


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