The climax of the story is when Montag reads a book to Mildred and her friends. They all complain and even shed some tears because of him reading these books to them.
Montag is surprised when they arrive at his house and is ordered to burn it down himself. But after doing this he kills Beatty and a few other firemen. Montag escapes with a few books that he hid outside of the house. Montag is on the run and takes one of his last visits to Faber, gets in the river and find a new colonies
Montag makes his way down the river and made it's way out of the city which was destroyed by bombs. He joined a group of people who also survived and they were dedicate to memorizing books.