We were staring at a large circle of burned embers, including what was left of a charred anatomy textbook.
There had been an incident—American contractors ambushed, their charred remains strung up on bridge.
For the next 10 hours, I had to watch the smoke rise from the Pentagon, knowing that part of it was from charred bodies.
Only about 100 Yarnell residents remained in the charred town Monday.
There was a charred stump left where once the kids had made a painted pole for ceremonies.
The wrappers were charred and they looked like burned sticks.
Like his fellow, the Venerian fell to the floor, a heap of charred ashes.
It took almost five seconds before the charred brain of Mark's body stopped functioning.
He sat up, and, removing his pipe, dashed the charred ashes from its bowl.
Many of the beams were completely burned; others were charred only on their surfaces.