WORLD FAMOUS “BURNING BEETLE” SPECTACULAR – IMAGES – JANUARY 21, 2017

It was a large appreciative crowd that was entertained by the many hard working volunteers of the “2017 Burning Beetle Spectacular” Please enjoy the photos and feel free to share. Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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The beetle burns and fumes at the 2017 Beetle Burn Saturday evening at Pageant Hill in Custer South Dakota. Special dental design by Custer DR. Rebecca Kretschmar ? Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.

 

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A group of Custer High School drummer’s and nefarious torch carrying citizens from far and wide descend on the hapless Beetle effigy at the 2017 Beetle Burn Saturday evening at Pageant Hill in Custer South Dakota. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.

 

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Custer Volunteer Fire Department Cadets keep an eye on the crowd at the 2017 Beetle Burn Saturday evening at Pageant Hill in Custer South Dakota. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.

 

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Beetle Burn volunteer Paul Horsted (bending over) lights the fireworks fuse at the 2017 Beetle Burn Saturday evening at Pageant Hill in Custer South Dakota. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.

 

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Fireworks display at the 2017 Beetle Burn Saturday evening at Pageant Hill in Custer South Dakota. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.

 

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Custer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Joel Behlings keeps a watchful eye at the 2017 Beetle Burn Saturday evening at Pageant Hill in Custer South Dakota. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.

 

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Keith Burden entertains earlier in the afternoon at the Custer High School 2017 Beetle Burn Saturday. Burden was one of several performers who keep the blood thirsty crowd under control before the beetle burn march. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.

 

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L-R, Pat Baird, Jeff Baird, Hank Fridell and Marianne Fridell perform earlier in the afternoon at the Custer High School 2017 Beetle Burn Saturday. The group was one of several performers who keep the blood thirsty crowd under control before the beetle burn march. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press.

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