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9 firefighters killed in huge fire

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CHARLESTON, SC - A 30-foot tornado of flames, that's how witnesses describe a fire that killed nine firefighters overnight in Charleston, South Carolina. 

       A fire and rescue official says nine bodies have been removed from the scene of the fire at a furniture store.

      The mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, confirmed a short time ago that nine firefighters died. Mayor Joseph Riley tells a news conference that all the bodies have been recovered. He calls the dead firefighters "brave, heroic and courageous." The firefighters were in the building when the roof collapsed.

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