The eruption was about 25 hours long.
Smoke blows up into the air making the smoke look like a "umbrella pine tree."
On August 24th Mount Vesuvius erupts shooting pumice in the early afternoon.
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.