Last Saturday a man has died after jumping in one of the fires at Burning Man.
Local authorities identified the man as 41-year-old Aaron Mitchell who lived in Switzerland. He broke through security perimeters and multiple sets of security guards before reaching the fire.
According to BBC News, fire crew rescued the man and took him to University College Davis hospital, where he died from severe injuries.
Burning Man released an official statement via their Twitter account earlier today, which you can read in full below.
Our community is grieving after an incident during last night’s Burn. Here is our response. https://t.co/kbmd709CLF
— Burning Man (@burningman) September 3, 2017
Disturbing photo of the tragedy is below.