The spirit of Burning Man and Apogaea will rise in the Rockies when the Telluride Fire Festival debuts in that town in January. On Friday night, Denver burners and other pyromaniacs got a taste of things to come at Crash 45, where the crowds, some in fire-inspired costumes, beat the cold with fire-spinning demonstrations and more. Photographer Brandon Marshall was there to catch the action for Westword; keep reading for some of the evening's hottest faces and flames.
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