Cyclist goes to the bathroom, starts 73 acres fire

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Cyclist Had to Poop, Starts Wildfire

When nature calls you have to go. This cyclist went and set 73 acres of land on fire.

According to the Idaho Bureau of Land Management, the man was biking in the Hulls Gulch Reserve area of the Boise foothills when he stopped for defecating. After the act, the cyclist tried to burn the toilet paper to destroy the littering and buried it to extinguish the flames, but the fire spread to the nearby grass and ignited the area.

Great team effort by Boise Fire and BLM crews yesterday afternoon! The fire at Hulls Gulch Reserve, located in the 3000...

Posted by Boise Fire Department on Thursday, July 23, 2015


According to KTVB News it took almost 7 hours to contain the fire and the cyclist may have to pay the entire cost of the operations.

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