What happened to scout during the fire?
Scout during the fire was watching Atticus and the neighborhood help Miss Maudie and her house. While she was focused on the neighborhood helping out Boo Radley came out and generously put a brown blanket on her to keep her warm. Scout does not realize that he came out until they go back inside and Atticus asks.
What mysterious thing happened while Scout and Jem stand in front of the Radley Place during the fire?
Miss Maudie Atkinson's home caught fire, and since her home was in close proximity to the Finch home, Atticus advised his children to go stand in front of the Radley House- far away from any potential danger. As Jem and Scout stand there, distracted by the blazing fire, Boo Radley places a blanket over the shoulders of Scout (which because her complete attention was focused on the fire she hadn't realized until Atticus questioned her…