Wildfires Smoking Out Burning Man
Smoke from nearby wildfires is reaching Black Rock City.
Where there's dust, there's also smoke.
Break out an extra bandanna and wipe off the goggles -- in addition to playa sand, there's playa smoke at Burning Man this year.
Attendees are advised to take precautions such as "drinking more water" to combat the "occasional inundation of smoke that can irritate your throat, lungs and eyes," according to the Bay Citizen
The Rush fire, the fire closest to Black Rock City, the temporary art-exhibit/playa town inhabited by the Burners, is expected to be contained sometime in the next few days, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported.
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