When Ponyboy and Johnny got to the church it was on fire there were teachers there wondering where the other children were of their group then hear kids yelling inside. So Ponyboy and Johnny went inside and saved the kids. Then Pony gets slapped and wakes up in an ambulance car.
When they get to the Hospital Pony was notified that Johnny's back was broken and Dally was severely burned. When Pony's brothers showed he was glad to see them stayed for a while.
While Pony was there Reporters asking his brothers and him questions. there asking him all types of questions that he couldn't even answer fast enough so it gave him no time to answer them. So then he went home and went home and went soundly to sleep.