Use your nose to be nosy and to smell

We are packing up to leave a kitchen fire, the fire now knocked down.

It’s in a nicer neighborhood, but people are as nosy as in any other neighborhood. A woman and her teenagers approach.

“Was that a meth lab?”

“I don’t think so. It’s just a kitchen.”

“Why does it smell so bad like that?”

“It’s a pretty typical fire smell.”

“Is it bad that we’re breathing it in?”

“Well, if you stayed inside instead of coming out here…”

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