What event happens that makes Montag question society?

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When Montag witnesses a woman commit suicide by lighting a match during a routine house call, he begins to question society. While Beatty drenches her books in kerosene, she tells him that he can never have her books. Beatty refers to the woman as a "fanatic" and tells her she has ten seconds to leave the house before they set it on fire. Montag attempts to save her, but she...

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