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The glowing embers leaped and twirled in a firery dance, twinkling like stars in the hot swirling air before cascading to earth like gleeful fire fiends, setting alight the tinder dry forest of high August.

angela described this, March 10, 2012.
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Smouldering, fire licked the bottom of the wooden post like a hungry kitten with a saucer of milk, crackling, playful, gentle at first, fire flickered, flared, leapt, spat, shower of sparks like a fountain, plumes of black grey smoke, wound itself around the post like a great hungry serpent, devoured everything in it's path, choking clouds of noxious smoke, inferno, blazing, out of control, ash floating to the ground like great dirty flakes of snow, showering onto everything, sprinkling onto the ground.

charlie described this, March 10, 2012.
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The nascent fire played amid the kindling like a child with a new toy, it's flames leaping in excitement, it's quiet crackling like so much giggling in the woods..

danny described this, November 12, 2013.
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Almost as soon as the lightning had struck the tree, the world became illuminated. In the distance, I could see thick gray smoke billowing into the skies. The once pale blue sky is now shielded by a veil of darkness as the smoke swallows up the whole sky. Fierce fire could be seen sneaking their way out from the rows of trees.

found in “The Field”, authored by Lauren Cossarini. loorlee418 added this, October 10, 2013.
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Smell of wood smoke drifted through the house like incense.

angela described this, January 9, 2012.
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smoldering, roaring, flickering flames, eager, hungry, rampaging, sweeping, cinders, ashes, sparks, engulf, explode, devour, thick acrid smell of the smoke, enormous appetite of the flames, consumed in flames, terrible destruction, like a great famished beast devouring everything in it's path and belching out black smoke.

loki described this, November 22, 2011.
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Later they would describe the fire that beat them back as a wall of intense heat that threatened to burn their very lungs, cooking them from the inside.

danny described this, November 12, 2013.
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The fire devoured the kerosene in a flash of scorching flame and soon began to burn the furniture it had been daubed on. Thick black clouds of smoke choked the air. The fire alarm stood useless on the counter where Martin had put it. He meant them to die in their beds from the noxious smoke, and if not they would die on the upper landing for he had soaked the stair carpet too. The fire would be too quick, too ferocious for the fire fighters to get there in time. In the morning the house would be ash and he would be free.

danny described this, November 12, 2013.
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The fire flashed into existence in a wash of red and yellow sparks. Like the beauty of running water so unearthly. Yet it has a dangerous beauty. They fire leaping up, picking up speed like a river does tributaries. The fire held its head up regally and proudly as its destruction spread while glowering at the surrounding daring them to challenge its awesome power. It ate everything in its path. Yellow, red and orange. The colours of autumn; yet can autumn cause so much destruction. A person stood entranced by its beautiful depths. It seemed like a women bringing him closer. The fire licked at his out reached arm causing searing and a smell of burning flesh as it crept him his hand bringing him out of his reverie. Yellow, red and orange the colours in autumn.

thomasg described this, August 12, 2014.
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This was not just fire. It was death. It was a giant wave, a fire storm, rolling in on itself, undulating like some grotesque creature hell-bent on our murder. And it was hurtling towards us at staggering speed.

macabre described this, August 11, 2014.
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The bright, menacing flame was even visible from a distance. I watched in upmost horror as I witnessed the fire swallow the entire building. Toxic fumes shot up into the air every few seconds and the thick, poisonous smoke choked everyone in its wake.

xinchen.gan described this, August 11, 2014.
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The nascent fire played amid the kindling like a child with a new toy, it's flames leaping in excitement, it's quiet crackling like so much giggling in the woods.

Ayub mo described this, May 1, 2014.
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There I stood in my filthy school cloths watching the house burn to the ground. Bit by bit it trembled then dissolved into tiny bit of dust "cough..." I couldn't hear my self breath ... Or feel myself blinking... I could only think. All I thought of was .... But the fire was so beautiful wasn't it? My heart turned to stone as firemen splashed the water all over. I couldn't believe my eyes; seconds after the old pile of wood dropped causing a Big Bang... I dropped even harder!

OSAMA HASSAN described this, April 25, 2014.
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It was a vast expanse of solemn trees, immaculately arranged, splattered with shades
of gorgeous hues- ocher, teal and baby blue, but the ambience was dry, arid, parched,
the rustle of leaves was only to be heard as travelers paved their path through the woods
lighting a fire, more than an incandescent spark fighting its way to be distinguished in the dark
A while later, torrential ashes swirled, blending against the setting of black,
as particles of fire, glittering, surreal, plummeted towards the Earth, illuminating all it touched
The world was enveloped by that acrid scent, the world was set alight by tangerine sparkles,
the inky sky shielded by billowing gray smoke, which spread out like a billowing charcoal cloak
The trees, unable to withstand the boiling wrath

Richa Gupta described this, April 21, 2014.
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I watched the ever burning fire that blazed outside of my window, in the streets. I could not breath, nor could I hear my heart in my chest I was alive watching everything burn. What once was beautiful cracked and wilted under the weight of the weightless fire. The bright turned black and ascended in the air in dark gray plumes of darkness, and misery. Carrying the dreams and lives of many to another place far beyond the stars. No matter how much effort was given, the fire didn’t cease it’s reign of terror. I could not run, nor could I scream. I only watched as they burned. My home, my family, everything. There flesh turned black as fire ate greedily at their mangled faces and torn backs. There was no escaping it, the pain, and death it caused, and the dreams it stole.

chalcanthite described this, April 7, 2014.
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Burning inferno.The blazing hot golden flames engulfed everything in its path

tinstlety described this, April 5, 2014.
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bushfire

hilary described this, March 22, 2014.
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The blazing inferno destroyed everything mercilessly in its path

koala described this, June 30, 2014.
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Red and blue,like the colour of tomatoes.

Ayub mo described this, May 1, 2014.