The eruption was about 25 hours long.
On August 24th Mount Vesuvius erupts shooting pumice in the early afternoon.
Smoke blows up into the air making the smoke look like a "umbrella pine tree."
53 people went into the barrel vault with Crosius. Black, white, rich, and poor hid with Crosius
People use small lamps to give a source of light.
Pompeii was buried about 15 feet under the ash.