Montag meets Clarisse McClellan for the first time. Clarisse presents herself well, and influences Montag through her curiosity of their society's direction and her desire to know more.
Montag steals a book and goes to Faber for help. He feels as if he's the only one who understands the situation and could help. Faber helps Montag understand what he's reading and although at times he's afraid he doesn't stop trying to help him.
Beatty confronts Montag. After finding out from Mildred and others through the alarm and through previous occasions he was able to form an assumption that something was up and eventually lead to the destruction of their town as a whole.
About 3 years after the city's downfall, Montag and the others decide to return to see what was the outcome of it all.
There was no more traces of the previous homes, because everything was burned down. Luckily nature found a way to restore the doomed city