Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

How does Jeremy say the fire started? How is the fire eventually extinguished?

Chapter 12 of Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry

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Jeremy says that lightening struck the fence and started the fire.

I think he says it was started by Lightening. The men have to stamp it out and use water.

The fire is actually put out by a passing thunderstorm, and the reader later learns that it was Papa who started the fire as a distraction.