Smith, who lives above the damaged flat, said the hallway had been filled with smoke and an acrid smell of burning.
The acrid smell of smoke filled my nostrils until it choked my very breath from my throat.
Even twenty yards from the room, she could still smell the acrid green smoke.
At its height more than 100 firefighters fought the blaze which sent a huge plume of black, acrid smoke billowing 1,000 ft into the air.
It has a warm energy with bitter and acrid or pungent flavors.
I couldn't even smell the usual acrid scent of burning leaves - so I knew it wasn't nearby.
This could lead not merely to low alcohol content but to acrid and pungent tastes and aromas as well.
It's unseasonably warm and sunny, as if God is trying to give New Yorkers a break and the sickly sweet smell of decaying flowers mixes with the acrid smoke.
There was an acrid smell and smoke was starting to come under the door.
The powder instantly vanished with a loud WHOOSH, leaving behind an acrid smell and a small cloud of gray smoke.