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Modern homes and businesses full of synthetics, plastics and chemicals that can explode much faster and coat firefighters in a toxic soot.
Many microscopic particles that make it in the air do not discolor birds or buildings but can cause similar health problems as soot.
Inside the church, works by Caravaggio, Raphael and Bernini belied the simple facade, its travertine dirtied by soot.
Boughs of trees, paper dusters, the blowing of soot and talcum powder will not be tolerated.
His nose appears to be covered in soot in his mugshot.
An autopsy on June 7 determined the cause of Ayele’s death was smoke and soot inhalation with blunt force injuries also being significant, the police said.
The heat rose in a column, carrying smoke and soot, mushrooming into a pyrocumulus cloud 30,000 feet high.
Block after block of multi-story homes have collapsed into piles of soot.
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