Isabel herself had scarcely time for escape, so rapid was the conflagration.
You're liable to start a conflagration you can't stop, and that may consume yourself, is all.
Then a shower of sparks rose high in the air and the conflagration subsided.
Presently, as the conflagration waned, they opened their eyes.
"A costly blaze that," said Hoare, as he watched the conflagration.