David Israel of mental_floss blog likes to ponder some of life's, shall we say weightier questions. Like, do fire stations ever catch on fire?
More recently, Pennsylvania had a lulu of its own. On July 7th, the Strattanville Volunteer Fire Department was alerted to a roof fire at its own station. The cause? Arson! When the two guys who started the fire were caught and brought into the police station, one of them said he lit his boxer shorts on fire and then threw them onto the roof of the fire station, adding that he “thought it would be funny” if the fire station caught fire.
Of course, there’s nothing funny about any of these fires, but it does make you think.
A fire station catching on fire? What could be more ironic than that? Perhaps a police station getting robbed ... Link