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Charleston, SC (WVLT) - The mayor of Charleston, South Carolina has confirmed nine firefighters died in a fire at a furniture store.
The fire started at about 7:00pm Monday night in the Sofa Super Store and Warehouse.
Witnesses say the store's roof collapsed in the fire on top of a dozen rescue workers and firefighters.
One witness described the scene as a "30-foot tornado of flames."
At this time, it's not known what started the fire.
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