Here after work Montag has his first interaction with Clarisse, and Montag has this moment of realization about his job and his life, following that feels the need to see her everyday after work.
Montag gets home a day after a day full of work, and finds Mildred laying down unconscious on the bed, he was scared so he called the paramedics so thy could revive her, he noticed too that the sleeping pill bottle was empty.
The firemen and Montag encounter this peculiar case with this old lady who refused to leave the house so they burn her alive, Montag sees that everyone is confused and shook by the situation, so he uses this as an opportunity to take a book with him and see for the first time what they're all about.
Montag later on calls a old man he knew called Faber and also he knew a lot books so he took some books with him to Faber's house and confronts because Faber seems to not truly believe in Montag's intentions so he tries to get him to help him by ripping pages of books, so he ends up helping him and showing technology he has created, with that they came up with a plan to confront the firemen.
Mildred has told on Montag that he has books in their house so the firemen receive the call and they arrive Montag's house, Montag in disbelief while arriving Beatty tells him to burn his own house down, so he does it, on the process of him doing it, Beatty tays on taunting him and down playing him, Montag has had enough of Beatty so he steps up to him and shoot a blaze of flames at him, ending Beatty's life
While Montag was on the run Faber shows him this group of people, that have been hiding from the society and had memorized a book, and go by the name of the book they have memorized. Montag is told by them that the government has given up on looking him, and they end up using another person that was walking around and kill him, so that the people think they're successful on his hunt, Moments after a plane arrives the city and releases a bomb destroying the whole city leaving no life behind. With this happening the group plan on to rebuilding a new society with knowledge back again.