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6 injured at Burning Man after camp collapses

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Burning Man participants watch a 40-foot wooden figure know as "The Man" burn on the playa at the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nev., on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, during the Burning Man festival. (AP Photo/Brad Horn) Burning Man participants watch a 40-foot wooden figure know as "The Man" burn on the playa at the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nev., on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, during the Burning Man festival. (AP Photo/Brad Horn)
RENO, NV (AP) -

Six people have been injured after a theme camp collapsed at the Burning Man festival.

The Reno Gazette Journal reports that one person had to be airlifted off the site after the structure collapsed Monday night, the rest were treated at the festival's on-site medical facility.

Burning Man spokesman Jim Graham says one person received X-rays on-site and the rest of the injuries were minor.

Event organizers have closed the structure.

Burning Man is a 9-day event in the Black Rock Desert that draws as many as 70,000 people. The festival kicked off on Sunday.

Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, http://www.rgj.com

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