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it turns into coal

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When wood burns in a fire, it undergoes a chemical reaction called combustion where the wood reacts with oxygen to produce heat, light, and various byproducts such as carbon dioxide and ash. The cellulose and lignin in the wood break down and release energy in the form of heat, leading to the characteristic flames and embers in a fire.

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