Stunned Burning Man festival-goers watch in horror as man dodges firefighters and rangers to dive into flames of blazing effigy

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  • WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT
  • The man evaded several rangers and security guards to sprint straight into the huge burning structure 
  • He was rescued from the blaze and treated him on scene before he was airlifted to a burn center
  • It is not yet known if the man died as a result of the shocking incident and he has not been identified publicly 
  • Approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert
  • A man died in 2014 after running into the flames of a Burning Man event in Ohio spin-off festival in Ohio 

Emergency services bravely tried to rescue a festival-goer who ran straight into the Burning Man during Nevada’s famous arts and music festival. 

Approximately 70,000 people from all over the world have gathered for the annual Burning Man festival, which is taking place in the Black Rock Desert.

But crowds were horrified when one reveller made a beeline for the giant wooden effigy and was engulfed by the flames.

He had to dodge a number of rangers and law enforcement personnel in order to reach the fire, which stretches approximately 50 feet into the air. 

It is not yet known if the man died as a result of the shocking incident. 

Festival organizers issued a statement through its website to say that at ‘approximately 10.30pm Saturday evening, a male participant at the annual Burning Man event in Northern Nevada broke through a safety perimeter and into into a fire. Black Rock City fire personnel rescued him from the fire.’ (Click to Site)

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