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Dr. David Griffin On A Mission L.L.C. “In Honor of The Charleston 9”

September 12, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department in conjunction with Spotsylvania County Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Management Training Division present:

Dr. David Griffin On A Mission, L.L.C.
In Honor of The Charleston 9: A Study of Change Following Tragedy

On June 18, 2007, nine firefighters perished in a warehouse fire in Charleston, SC. What was initially dispatched as a trash fire escalated into one of the most scrutinized events in National Fire Service history. David had the unfortunate experience of being the engineer on the first due engine that day. As he operated on the fire ground, he witnessed things that he will never forget.

This seminar will present:

  • First-hand accounts of that day.
  • Never before seen video footage with radio traffic.
  • Initial resistance to the changes following the tragedy.
  • The heavy toll that this catastrophic event took on David’s life.
  • The incredible changes that he and the CFD have made.
  • Dr. Griffin’s scientific research regarding the change process following this event.
  • Details from the coinciding Best Selling Book, In Honor of The Charleston 9: A Study of Change Following Tragedy.
  • How this event and David’s new innovative research have changed the National Fire Service.

Thursday September 11, 2014, 6:30pm or Friday September 12, 2014, 6:30pm
Freedom Middle School
7315 Smith Station Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Please RSVP to svfd2085@aol.com


September 12, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Freedom Middle School


Sue Carter