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Montag says that the firemen wanted to provide as much of a show as possible.
Which quote from the text supports this notion?
"Always at night the alarm comes. Never by day! Is it because the fire is prettier by night?"
"...the books went up in sparkling whirls and blew away on a wind turned dark with burning..."
"Complete darkness, not a hint of the silver world outside, the windows tightly shut, the chamber a tomb-world where no sound from the great city could penetrate."
"It was a pleasure to burn."
"...men whose faces were sunburnt by a thousand real and ten thousand imaginary fires, whose work flushed their cheeks and fevered their eyes..."