June 19, 2007

9 Firefighters give their lives in South Carolina Warehouse Fire

This combination of photos provided Tuesday, June 19, 2007 by the City of Charleston, S.C. shows the nine firefighters killed in a fire Monday night in Charleston. Top row, left to right: Bradford "Brad" Baity, 37, Capt. Mike Benke, 49, Melvin Champaign, 46. Middle row, left to right: James "Earl" Drayton, 56, Michael French, 27, Capt. William "Billy" Hutchinson, 48. Bottom row, left to right: Mark Kelsey, 40, Capt. Louis Mulkey, 34, Brandon Thompson, 27.

(AP Photo/City of Charleston)
"This is a profession that we must never take for granted," the mayor said.
"There's a fire raging and they go toward it."

Thank you Lord, for blessing us with such courageous men.

Posted by Kyer at June 19, 2007 07:16 PM | TrackBack