When the fire started at the church the boys are rushed to the hospital and Ponyboy, Sodapop, Darry are surrounded by news reporters being questioned and are getting pictures taken of them for Ponyboy saving the kids from the fire.
the deliWhen Ponyboy wakes up he headed to the kitchen and began to make breakfast. As he is making breakfast some of his greaser pals walk in and hand him a newspaper saying that the delinquents have turned into heroes.
Two bit and Ponyboy go to see Johnny and Dally in the hospital and after leaving Johnny they see his mom who doesn't take time to take care of Johnny in the hall trying to see Johnny in the hospital and she gives them a dirty look.
When Two bit and Ponyboy leave Johnny they go and see Dally and Dally ends up asking Two bit for his favorite pocket knife, and Dally knows that the pocket knife is like Two bits most prized possession and would't ask for it incase of emergency only.
The Greasers and Socs finally have there fight in chapter nine and decide to not use any weapons. They decide to have there fight in a vacant so it would be less suspicous and the cops wouldn't find them. Dally sneaks out the hospital and came to fight in the rumble.
The rules were whoever runs first loses. The Socs end up running first and the Greasers win the rumble. Dally tells Ponyboy to hurry up bcause Johnny is dying. Ponyboy isn't feeling well either.