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Pooping cyclist lights toilet paper on fire, starts 73-acre blaze

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A cyclist stopped to poop in Idaho this past week and wound up setting 73 acres of land ablaze.

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

"I guess when you gotta go, you gotta go," said Bureau of Land Management spokesperson Carrie Bilbao to the local TV station, KTVB.

The man turned himself in to police, admitting he may have been responsible. Police said the "evidence" matched his story.

According to the KTVB report, the man burned his toilet paper as to prevent waste, but he didn't fully extinguish the embers. Those embers quickly found dry grass nearby, which led to the fire. Now what happens to him?

Per the report:

Police have not yet decided whether to charge the man with a crime or hold him financially responsible for fire-fighting costs. He received a citation for starting a fire.