Now in its ninth fiery year, the Fire Arts Festival is an innovative fundraiser for an industrial arts education nonprofit called The Crucible, a community that promotes creative expression and the reuse of materials.
The Crucible's Fire Arts Festival kicked off Wednesday in Oakland, Calif., and will continue through the Saturday. CNET News will be there to bring you a more in-depth look at the festival. But for now, here are a few photos from Monday evening's setup to whet your appetite.
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