Flush and Burn: Port-a-Potty Pyro Strikes Again in SF

Fire officials probe toilet-focused arsonist
By Michael Roston,  Newser User
Posted Dec 24, 2008 6:28 PM CST
An arsonist has set portajohns, like these in Hong Kong, on fire in San Francisco.   (Wikimedia)
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(Newser) – For the seventh time in two months, port-a-potties at construction sites in an upscale San Francisco neighborhood have been set ablaze by unknown parties, the Chronicle reports. Fire officials won’t say how the late-night pyrotechnics started, but they’re asking construction workers to be sure their “comfort stations” are locked when they leave work for the night.