ELEMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ELEMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man dies after leap into bonfire at Utah’s Element 11 festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182789-78/wallace-grantsville-fire-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182789-78/wallace-grantsville-fire-festival.html.csp">Man dies after leap into bonfire at Utah’s Element 11 festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HARRY STEVENS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:38:03.626-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A joyous festival was cut tragically short Saturday night when a man burned to death after leaping into a huge ceremonial bonfire. As a three-story wooden effigy, inspired by the creatures from Where the Wild Things Are, burned to mark the culmination of the Element 11 festival in Grantsville, hundreds of festival-goers watched in horror as Christopher Wallace of Salt Lake City broke through a safety barrier, danced wildly for a few moments and ran full speed into the flames. “He looked like he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182789@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:03 MDT