Statement on Incident During Saturday Burn

At approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday evening, a male participant at the annual Burning Man event in Northern Nevada broke through a safety perimeter and ran into a fire. Black Rock City fire personnel rescued him from the fire.

The individual was treated on scene, transported to the on-site medical facility and airlifted to a burn treatment center.

We will share more information as it becomes available.

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