Probably, if we had been out and about a minute longer...
the house may have burned down. Garage fire, the real kind, with big smoke and flames, due to my own carelessness it seems, which got put out but there is light smoke damage in the adjoining room and the air in here is foul.
This cloth, Magic cloth 2. I will hang it outside after a snow bath and hope that it might be salvaged.
Life can shape-shift in an instant.
The cold will hinder clean up and a change of air.