No camping at Phish shows near Denver over plague concerns

Thousands of people are not being permitted to camp during three days of Phish concerts at a stadium outside Denver. Authorities say there are concerns that fleas in and around nearby prairie dog burrows could spread the plague.

DENVER -- Thousands of people who planned to camp during three days of Phish concerts at a stadium outside Denver will no longer be able to because of concerns that fleas in and around nearby prairie dog burrows could spread the plague.

Between 2,000 and 3,000 people were expected to camp.

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Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com